Geoffroy Colson is a French ethnomusicologist, pianist, composer, and music teacher, with a scientific background and higher education. He holds a PhD in Ethnomusicology and Composition from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the University of Sydney.
His research interests include Polynesian music and francophone Pacific Islands cultures, as well as globalization and musical change studies. His current research bridges ethnomusicological methods and creative practice, and articulates with a range of disciplines including ethnomusicology, anthropology, and creative performance studies.
His work articulates with a range of disciplines including ethnomusicology, anthropology, and creative performance studies research, exploring in particular the intersection between ethnomusicological research and composition.
In the course of his career as a composer, pianist, and music teacher, he has developed a special interest in musical syntheses. His current work includes a contemporary opera in Tahitian language.