Philippe Berrod is an internationnaly-renowned French clarinettist and Principal clarinet of the Orchestre de Paris since 1995. He trained at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (unanimously awarded) with Guy Deplus as teacher.
Invited as guest soloist around the world,he also performs chamber music with prestigious artists and collaborates with composers : Messiaen, Boulez, Denisow, Mantovani...and ensembles, such as the Sirba Octet, with whom he develops his interest in the more eclectic realms of live music.
He is also invited as soloist by the Malher Chamber Orchestra, the European Chamber Orchestra and the Bayerisch Rundfunk in Munich.
Philippe Berrod is the recipient of many international competition prizes, and recorded albums with various label such as Indésens records, Sony classical, Cristal records unanimously awarded ("choc Classica", 4 stars Télérama, Diapason, "Clé de l'année" Resmusica, nominated at the french classical music award 2011).
He has been appointed Principal Professor of Clarinet and succeed to Michel Arrignon at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.
Philippe Berrod is artistic advisor for Henri SELMER Paris, designer and manufacturer of wind instruments since 1985.
He performs on Privilege clarinets. With pianist Nicolas Dessene he recorded Musik'it DVDs - pedagogical pieces for clarinet and piano.