Maxime Aulio was born in Chartres,France, in 1980. He began his studies of organ at a young age but soon tookinterest in percussion, harpsichord, then french horn, instrument he studiedand graduated at the Conservatory of Toulouse, France. Then, he studied at theLemmens School of Arts (Lemmensinstituut) in Leuven, Belgium, where he graduatedin 2006 with a Master in Music in composition and wind conducting.
Maxime Aulio is a self-taught andversatile composer. His list of works includes items for soloist(s) and windorchestra as well as compositions for chamber ensembles, symphonic orchestra,or film music.
Interested in wind orchestra historyand its french military origins, he succeeded in 2008 a contest to be MilitaryConductor, an activity he assured until 2013 at the Principal Wind Band of French Army. 2017 to 2021, he taught conducting, orchestrationand repertoire to the new recruited military conductors (positioned in theground, air or marine forces) and foreign military conductors from Africa.
Selected for a DMA in WindConducting at the University of North Texas (USA) in 2015, then teaching orchestra, conductingand chamber music at the Conservatory of Tours (France), he continues to givetime to compose new commissions, especially for wind ensembles.
In the meantime, he regularlyparticipates as an adjudicator in many different events: professional nationaldiplomas for instrumentalists, amateur wind bands regional contests (for theFrench confederation CMF), instrumental and theory exams in severalconservatories, composition/orchestration exams/contests (e.g. internationalcomposition competition of Belfort, France, in 2019, with Bart Picqueur).
Starting October 2021, he is professor of Wind Conducting at Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (Portugal).