The French composer Yann Robin, began his musical studies at Aix-en-Provence. He later enrolled in the jazz class at the National Regional Conservatory in Marseilles, while simultaneously integrating the composition class of Georges Boeuf. He was awarded first prizes from the Paris National Conservatory in the composition class of Frédéric Durieux and the analysis class of Michaël Levinas. From 2006 to 2008, he attended the two-year curriculum at Ircam.
His music is performed in France and other countries in concert halls such as Muziekgebouw (Amsterdam), the KKL (Lucerne) or Lincoln Center (New York) as well as in festivals such as Agora, Donaueschingen, Musica, Biennale de Venise, Présences, Gaudeamus, Lucern Festival...
He has been commissioned by numerous prestigious structures such as Ircam, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France, the New York Philharmonic, Casa Da Musica in Porto, the Seattle Symphony, the Orchestre National de Lille or the SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg.
Often invited to do lectures and master-classes all around the world, he is also the creator with Raphael Cendo of the Université d’Altitude. Since 2005 he is the artistic director of Ensemble Multilatérale.
Yann Robin was resident at the Villa Medicis where he created the Festival Controtempo. His music is published by Editions Jobert.