Coutanson, Guy

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Guy Coutanson


Born: March 11, 1955

Country: Craponne sur Arzon, France



Born March 11, 1955, Guy Coutanson between 1962 to Batterie-Fanfare from Star-ON-CRAPONNE ARZON (43). He took classes at the association and pass the tests of individual competitions of the Federation of Sports and Cultural France. He graduated at the anchor desk at the national course of Vichy in 1973 and in 1974 the repeater, and received his Grand Prix Federal bugle and trumpet. Meanwhile, he attended the Conservatory of Puy en Velay and graduated in 1974 D. He did his National Service in the Band of the 1st Regiment of trumpets Spahis within French Forces stationed in Germany. It comes in the music contest of the National Police and integrates this training in October 1975. He studied percussion Conservatories of Chatenay-MALABRY then Boulogne-Billancourt, and perfected his technique with the drum sound advice from experts. He is a member of the International Association of French School of Drum, the "89 Drums" which he is Master Drum. It takes writing courses with Pierre SAAORBORG and is admitted as a member of SACEM composer in 1984. In 1985 he received the assistance of Assistant Drum Major of the National Police and succeeded Louis BELLEBON in 1988. For his compositions, and because he has sparked the interest of new composers, it contributes to the development of the repertoire. He produced at the head of his orchestra a series of recordings of works created for Batterie-Fanfare. Based associations, Guy Coutanson is technical advisor for several confederations. Founding member of the French Confederation of Drum-Fanfares, it was bulletin editor, technical director, and the first director of the National Batterie-Fanfare. Elected to Board of Directors, he was Vice President of the Music Commission. It was during the brewing cycle 1997/98, official involved in the sessions of the Diploma of Management of State Wind Ensemble for the Burgundy, Poitou-Charentes and Nord-Pas de Calais. Through its work and dedication to the cause of Batteries-Fanfares, he participated actively in the development and technical progress of popular musical. [1]

Works for Percussion

AccentuationsPercussion Duo
ContrastesSnare Drum
Deux quatre à cinqPercussion Quintet
Instabilité – Percussion Quintet
Marches du Bagad – Percussion Duo
Marches Symàtriques – Percussion Duo
P.N. 91 – Snare Drum
Percutempo – Percussion Duo
Petit Marche – Percussion Duo
Synchronisation – Percussion Duo