Born 1980 in Nantes/France.
Nicolas Mondon is a French composer. He studied composition especially with Philippe Leroux, Allain Gaussin, and Horatio Radulescu and graduated in composition from the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris (Master II, CNSMDP, 2011, teacher: Gérard Pesson) in Paris/France.
His previous studies include classical piano – continued with Jeffrey Cohen and Peter Feuchtwanger as an accompanist for voice – improvisation, jazz, gamelan and composition. It was throughout 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, Asnières sur Oise/France. His orchestral piece Berceuse-tableaux was premiered by the Orchestre Padesloup at the Salle Pleyel in Paris in 2007.
Nicolas Mondon studied computer music at I.R.C.A.M. (Paris) in 2009/2010 (Cursus 1) and 2011/2012 (Cursus 2), where he worked on the pieces for prepared disklavier Pianola/Phonographe. He was awarded the »Prix d’encouragement de l’Académie de Beaux-Arts« in 2010.
Nicolas Mondon lives near Paris (Antony) and is also a teacher in Vitry-sur-Seine/France, an assistant of Professor Michaël Lévinas at CNSMDP, and the artistic director of the contemporary ensemble InSoliTus.