Born in Menton in 1982 Cyril Ciabaud started to play oboe in François Meyer’s class which was situated in the municipal conservatory of
music from Menton. He carried on with his studies in the Regional National Conservatory of music from Nice, where he got unanimously the the first prizes of oboe and chamber music.
In 2003, he got in the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Lyon in J.L Capezzali and G. Guichard’s classes, where he passed in 2007 the Higher National Musical Studies degree with distinction and a special distinction from the jury concerning his contemporary creation. During the same year, he won the « special prize from the jury » from the prestigious international oboe contest « Giuseppe Ferlendis » in Italy. He was after selected at the Lucerne Festival academy in Switzerland and played with Pierre Boulez and Peter Eotvos’s. In another musical theme, he registered a compact disk with the jazz pianist Thierry Maillard and the group of French songs « Karpatt ».
He played as a soloist with the orchestra such as la Cappella Istropolitana from Bartislava, the Orchestra of prize-winners from the Conservatory of music, the French National Police band of Paris, the chamber orchestra of Mantova, the Kammerensemble of Cologne and so on. He was invited to collaborate as principal oboe in the orchestra such as : the Philarmonic Orchestra of Radio France, the French National Orchestra, the Philarmonic Orchestra of Monte Carlo and so on.
He has created in 2008 the quintet Zelenka (www.quintettezelenka.com), which is a baroque group dedicated to the baroque music and it occurs in many festivals.
He teaches oboe at the International Academy of La Seyne sur Mer and during masterclass in France and abroad.
Cyril Ciabaud is currently principal soloist oboe of the National Orchestra from Lille and as soloist of « L’Ensemble Multilatéral ».éral.