Thierry Deleruyelle is a French composer, conductor and percussionist who graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (CNSM) where he was awarded prizes in percussion, harmony, counterpoint, fugue and forms, and diplomas in analysis and orchestration. He was also unanimously awarded postgraduate diplomas (DFS) in composition and percussion with distinction.
His compositions have allowed him to work with many renowned artists and for his work to be recorded on CD by orchestras in various countries. He has composed orchestral works (for symphony orchestra, wind and brass bands), chamber music and solo pieces. He won first prize at the international composition competitions of Saint-Amand-les-Eaux (France – 2005) and Haize Berriak (Spain – 2009).
A particular acheivement is that he is the first French composer to have written the test piece for the 2016 European Brass Band Competition in the Championship division and, with his work Fraternity, the test piece for the 2017 British Open too. He is the winner of prizes decerned by 4barsrest: "Test piece of the year 2016 and 2017" (Fraternity) and "2016 - Newcomer of the Year".
In his work as a conductor, Deleruyelle takes several groups under the baton by invitation as well as the Voltige Orchestra, of which he is one of founding members. They perform and record the new works written by famous composer (P. Sparke, T. Doss, J. and J. de Haan, O. M. Schwartz etc..) on CD for Hal Leonard MGB publications.