Born 1963 in Brussels/Belgium.
After he studied piano and chamber music at the Conservatoire de Mons, Jean-Luc Plouvier concentrated on music of the twentieth (and twenty-first) century exclusively. As a soloist he created works by Thierry De Mey, Brice Pauset and Philippe Boesmans. As a chamber musician, he worked with the Bureau des Pianistes, in duo with Jean-Luc Fafchamps, and now with the Ictus Quartet and the Ictus Ensemble of which he is also artistic coordinator. Jean-Luc Plouvier is part of the crew of the Cinémathèque de Bruxelles, where he accompanies silent movies. He teaches Music and Culture at the Institut Marie Harp in the context of the formation to music therapy. He wrote music for the stage, amongst others for choreographers such as Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Nicole Mossoux, Iztok Kovač, and Johanne Saunier.
From 2013 to 2015, Jean-Luc Plouvier is juror for music/sound at the Akademie Schloss Solitude together with Tom Pauwels.