Daniel Allard

Daniel Allard comes from a family of amateur musicians passionate about music and begins at the instigation of this one learning music and oboe at the age of 16 years. He is quickly captivated by the melancholy sound of this double-reed instrument and continues his musical training at the CRD Aulnay sous Bois where he obtains in 1986 and 1987: 1st oboe prize, An Award of Excellence and a 1st Prize in Chamber Music.

His musical career continued as a finalist in 1986 at the prestigious International Chamber Music Competition in Guérande and he was awarded the following year by the CNSM in Paris (Conservatoire National Supérieure de Paris) and at the same time took classes in musical interpretation with the great oboist Pierre Pierlot.

Passionate about the transmission of his art, he has taught since 1989 at the Plessis Robinson Conservatory of Music where he is regularly invited to play in various Parisian orchestras. He is a member (2nd oboe solo and English horn) of the Parisian orchestra “Bel’Arte” with whom he has the opportunity to play for the cinema.

He has been noticed in several films “Valmont” by Milos Forman as a musician appearing, more recently as a studio musician in the film “A man and his dog” directed by Francis Huster, “Merry Christmas” by Christian Carion, “Nothing to declare” by Dany Boon, Florence Foresti’s “Hollywood” and also Christophe Barratier’s “Nouvelle Guerre des Boutons”. Hungry for new musical experiences, he plays regularly in various chamber music formations and varied: octet, wind quintet and duet with guitar.