Born in 1988, Bastien Baumet began playing the euphonium at the Nîmes Music School (in Patrick Maurin’s class) and continued his musical education at the Villeurbanne Conservatory (in Christian Delange’s class). In 2006, when he was 17, he was admitted into the famous National Conservatory of Music (CNSM) of Paris , where he won first prize with unanimity in 2009.
Since 2006, he has often been involved in orchestras such as l’Orchestre National de Lyon , l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, l’Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris, l’Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, l’Orchestre National de France,… to play in famous concert halls all over the world (les Chorégies d’Orange, la salle Pleyel (Paris), le Forum Garibaldi (Monte-Carlo), le Royal Albert Hall (Londres), le Musikverein (Vienne), l’Opéra Bastille, Suntory Hall (Tokyo), la Philharmonie (Berlin) and to work with the most famous conductors including Myung-Whun CHUNG, Tugan SOKHIEV, Pinchas STEINBERG, Pierre BOULEZ, Leonard SLATKIN, Philippe JORDAN, Vasily PETRENKO, Mikko Franck.
Bastien is a member of the National French Police Orchestra since 2008.
He is also the principal euphonium player of the Paris Brass Band (Winner of French National Championship 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) and member of the Prestige Brass Quartet (CD « Divertimento »).
In 2006, he won the European contest for young soloist of Luxemburg. Two years later, Bastien won first prize during the international championship in Jeju (South Korea), one of the most famous euphonium-based events.
In Juny 2012 he won the first prize at Amboise’s Open of Brass band.
In July 2012, Bastien became a teacher in Paris’ 13th district Conservatory.
Since 2008, Bastien has performed regularly as a soloist in France and abroad where he also delivers numerous, and exciting master-classes.
In 2012 he released his first CD « Art of the Euphonium » to the record company Indesens.
In 2014, he released his second CD “Portraits” in duet with Alexis Demailly.
Bastien Baumet is a Besson Artist (Buffet Crampon)