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Nicolas Mondon

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Nicolas Mondon is a french composer born in 1980 in Nantes (France). He has studied composition with Philippe Leroux, Allain Gaussin, Horatio Radulescu, and is graduated from Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (Master II, CNSMDP, 2011, Gérard Pesson).
His previous studies included classical piano, continued with Jeff Cohen and Peter Feuchwanger as an accompanist for voice, improvisation, jazz, gamelan, and composition. It was through out this period that he discovered middle and far-eastern music. In 2005 he took part at the « Voix Nouvelles » masterclasses of the Abbaye of Royaumont.  He has studied computer music at I.R.C.A.M. (Paris) from 2009 to 2012, where he worked on the pieces for prepared disklavier Pianola/Phonographe ; his orchestral piece Berceuse-tableaux was premiered at the Salle Pleyel in Paris (2007). He awarded the « Prix d'encouragement de l'Académie de Beaux-Arts » in 2010 and the fellowships Gargonza Arts 2013 (Italy), Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart), and « composer in research » at IRCAM. As a teacher, he was the assistant for analysis of contemporary music of Michael Lévinas at CNSMDP.
Nicolas Mondon is currently a teacher in Vitry-sur-Seine and Paris (Xe), the artistic director of the contemporary ensemble InSoliTus, and follow a Creation PhD program at PSL University / CNSMDP with Gérard Pesson et Martin Kaltenecker.