The Dimitri Bouclier's journey is exceptional and his prize list is incredible since his young age.
Born in France in 1989, Dimitri Bouclier started playing the accordion at 7 years old, he made his debut solo recital and was invited to open for famous concert performer (M-A. Nicolas, F-R. Duchable, P. Soave, A. Skliarov, C. Thomain) when he was 10 years old.
Dimitri Bouclier is one of the most important young concert performer. He was invited to the International Festival of Kragujevac in Serbia. He performed in solo recital, chamber music and with many diferent orchestras in France, Switzerland, Germany, Scotland, Portugal, Italy, Bosnia.
He studied the accordion with his father, Thierry Bouclier, director of the Annemasse Accordion School and Jacques Mornet in the CNIMA of Saint Sauves. He also followed the masterclass of Y. Shishkin, A. Skliarov, F. Lips, V. Semionov, E. Moser, J. Crabb and he is graduated from the High Music School of Lausanne.
Between the ages of 10 and 19 years old he was one of the youngest and most prestigious prize-winners of the big international competitions : Klingenthal, World Trophy, World Cup, Castelfidardo.
In 2000, he won the international competition "Azzola-Zolotarev" in Aubagne in the 12 and under concert performer category.
In 2003, he won the international competition of Klingenthal (Germany) in the 15 and under concert performer category.
In 2004, he won the competition "Young Talents" of Montrond les Bains, the Max Francy Prize and the André Thépaz Prize.In 2005, he won the Alexander Skliarov Prize and the biggest international accordion competition : the World Trophy in La Bourboule and the World Cup in Portugal in classic junior category (under 18).
In March 2008, he won the international prize of Montrond les Bains in category senior concert performer.
In October 2008, at only 19 years old, he was the unanimous prize winner of the most important international accordion competitions in the senior category of Klingenthal, Premio di Castelfidardo, World Cup in Glasgow and the first prize in the World Trophy in Sarajevo.
He joins the rare accordionists to have won the World Trophy in Junior and Senior Classic Category (2nd french after Richard Galliano).
In 2009, he signed a contract with the artistic US agent M. Gershunoff, former agent of M. Rostropovitch, Yo-Yo Ma, G. Sokolov.
In 2010, he is prize-winner at the György Cziffra foundation and, in 2013, at the Fondation d'Entreprise Banque Populaire.
He is accordion teacher at the UAM of Geneva (Switzerland).