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Clément Fauconnet

percussion

Born in 1967, Clément Fauconnet studied percussion in the National Conservatory of Toulon. From 1992 to 1993, he comes to perfect himself in the Jean-Pierre Drouet’ class in the Conservatory of Bordeaux.From 1990, Clément Fauconnet teaches in different schools of the Region Aquitaine. He also traines workshops of contemporary percussion organized by the association « Eclats » and he makes interventions with young students or in Universities.

He plays regulary with the « Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine » and in different formations in  Bordeaux and Toulon.

Since 1993, he is the percussionist of the ensemble Proxima Centauri and the timbalier des Symphonistes d’Aquitaine (1996).

He creates a quintet of percussions “Plus-Percus” (1994), then a trio “U–PER–CUT” (2001) and finally the duo Kalimba with Mathieu Ben Hassen (2004).

In 2004, he organises the “Vacances Percutantes” in Marmande, becoming a Festival of Percussions Ensembles.

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