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Robinson Julien-Laferrière

Robinson Julien-Laferrière was born in Paris in 1998 and began playing the trombone at the age of 9.
In 2009, he joined the Regional Conservatory of Paris with David Maquet (Trombonist of the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra). In 2016, he started to study with the international soloist Jacques Mauger and obtained his DEM (Diploma of Musical Studies) unanimously with the congratulations of the jury in 2018. In order to perfect in technique in bass trombone, he worked with Christian Boagert within the Conservatory of Lille, before joining the National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris (CNSMDP) in 2019, where he was first appointed to the unanimity of the jury at the end of the competition. He is currently studying in the class of Fabrice Millischer and Jean Raffard in the third year of the Bachelor.

Robinson has a strong interest for the orchestral repertoire and has performed with worldwide renowned orchestra such as the National Paris Opera, Radio-France Philharmonic Orchestra, Les Siècles, Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, and several international academies including the French Youth Orchestra, the Young European Orchestra Hector Berlioz, Île de France Regional Youth Orchestra where he performed under the batons of maestros namely Philippe Jordan, Oksana Lyniv, Myung-Whun Chung, Cristian Macelaru, Charles Dutoit, Kazuki Yamada, François-Xavier Roth, Fabien Gabel, Jean-Claude Casadesus, etc.

During those years, he was rewarded in some different national and international competitions including IPV-International Trombone Competition of Saarbrücken (Germany), Limoux Trombone Competition (France), Antoine Courtois Trombone Competition (France).

As a chamber musician, Robinson is a founder member of the LUTETIA TROMBONE QUARTET (LTQ) created in 2016 with brilliant French musicians studying in Bern, Amsterdam and Lyon. The LTQ won several competitions including the National Competition of Trombone Quartet (1st Prize 2018, president of the jury Michel Becquet). During the summer 2021, the LTQ did its first tour in Portugal and France.
In January 2022, Robinson joined the European Union Youth Orchestra.