POTRAT Rene was born in 1953 in Mâcon, France.

   He started playing music at age eight years studying music theory and piano at the Conservatory of Music in Macon (France) and he continues learning the saxophone in the following years.

   A pupil of Jean ARNOULT, professor at the Conservatoire National de Region de Dijon and Serge BICHON the Conservatoire National de Region de Lyon (France). From the age of 16, he follows in parallel studies of writing with the composer Jean-Claude AMIOT and Paule PELLIER, organist and Assistant Director of the Conservatory of Lyon.

   He studied fugue and counterpoint with teachers such as Jean-Luc Salic, Professor of Organ at the Conservatoire de Saint-Etienne, Thierry Bouchet Soloist and Professor of Writing at the Conservatory of Macon and music education with Jos Wuytack, Professor at the University of Louvain (Belgium).

   Rene POTRAT is also holder of the qualification status in musical training. Former musician in the Concert Band and Orchestra Big Band of the Air Force (FATAC Dijon-France). He participated in various chamber music orchestras including saxophone quartets and directs several choirs and orchestras.

   With a catalog of works containing over 200 titles (more than 10 hours of music!), Rene POTRAT provides compositions destined for all instrumental and all styles. 

   Composer to discover! (Member of the SACEM)



 in the following disciplines:
Writing, Music Theory, Saxophone, Decipher, Music Pedagogy.

Private Education with
the Grand Masters in class :
Piano, Composition, Direction of Choral and Orchestral

Holds the Diploma State of Teacher (musical)

Member of the SACEM

Catalog of works containing over 200 titles in the following categories:

Piano solo and piano soloist; Songs, Tales musical, Duos, Trios, Quartets, Quintets; Sets variable geometry, Concert Band, Symphony Orchestra

Specialist FINAL
(music engraving)