Matthias Champon begins to play the trumpet in Thonon les Bains and continues his musical training in Paris, the Lycée Fénelon, the University Paris IV Sorbonne and the CNSMDP (DFS and CA). It is also formed at the Academies of Bayreuth and Lucerne.
After collaborating with conductor Philip Walsh, for the French premiere of Thomas Adès’ Powder Her Face, he has offered to work at the Belle-Ile Lyrique-en-Mer Festival since summer 2007. From From 2007 to 2009, he held the position of Principal Trumpet of the Orchester des Laureates du Conservatoire, where he deals with all styles of music. He collaborates with the French orchestras: the orchestra of the Opéra National de Paris, the Orchester de Paris, the orchestra of the Pays de Savoie, the orchestra of Picardy.
Matthias Champon also plays on natural trumpet with several baroque ensembles such as La Rizonanza (CD “La Cantate Italiane” by Handel at Glossa Music), Les Siècles (Presto broadcasts on France 2 and on DVD). With several contemporary music ensembles such as Musicatreize, 2e2m, and C Barré, he has participated in the creation of numerous works (Acte-Sud album-record, Oscar Strasnoy’s Un Retour, Musicatreize). He also practices improvisation in collaboration with the dancer and choreographer Thierry Nyang during various projects (In Situ, dance and trumpet duo created in August 2012).
Matthias Champon teaches trumpet at the CRD Cachan and conservatory of the 13th arrondissement of Paris.