David Guerrier

December 2, 1984 - Pierrelatte (France)


Born in December 1984, David Guerrier began to play the trumpet at the age of seven. He entered the CNSM of Lyon and studied with Pierre Dutot. Since October 1998 he has also been studying the barocco trumpet with Jean-François Madeuf.

David Guerrier took part in many summer tours such as EU Youth Orchestra under Sir Colin Davis and Bernard Haitink in 1999 and under Vladimir Ashkenazy in 2000, including the third edition of the 20th Century Music Academy under Pierre Boulez and David Robertson in July 1999. As a soloist, he plays with orchestras and gives recitals with piano or organ, as well as chamber music concerts. He had a huge success at Folles Journées de Nantes, Salon-de-Provence Festival with Paul Meyer and Emmanuel Pahud, Divonne and Auvers-sur-Oise festivals as well as with the Orchestre National de Bordeaux under Hans Graf. In January 2002, he plays with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse and in Paris with the Orchestre Colonne. In 2003 he performed in La Roque d’Anthéron Festival. In 2004, He toured Japan and the USA.

He has been the recipient of numerous awards; 1st Prize at the Markneukirchen, the Porcia, the Philys Jones and the ARD competitions. David Guerrier has been a finalist in Eurovision, awarded the AFAA Prize at the MIDEM and won the YCAA in New York, before receiving a Victoire de la Musique as Soloist of the Year in 2007. David Guerrier is first horn solo at the Orchestre National de France and has been appointed horn teacher at the CNSM in Lyon.