Jean-Philippe Elleouet studied singing with Professor Rudolf Piernay at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) in London, where he graduated with BMus Hons and a MMus. In September 2006, he took up a scholarship to study on the Opera course at the GSMD and performed the roles of Olivier Capriccio (R Strauss), Papageno Die Zauberflöte (Mozart), Le Baron de Gondremark La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach), Maitre Jean La Colombe (Gounod). In September 2008 he joined the Glyndebourne Touring Opera Company where he took part in productions of Carmen and Die Zauberflöte.
His oratorio repertoire includes Elias (Mendelssohn), Ein Deutsches Requiem (Brahms), Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini), Requiem (Faure) and Messiah (Handel). Jean-Philippe gives regular recitals in France, Belgium (Gent Opera House) and England, he particularly enjoys performing French songs and song cycles (Duparc, Faure and Poulenc). Amongst others Jean-Philippe has studied with Jacqueline Bonnardot, Philip Langridge, Rudolf Jansen, Ulrich Einsenloch, Sarah Walker and Jeanine Reiss.
Winner of the Spedidam Prize 2005, Paris Singing Competition (UFAM), Winner of the Lavoisier Scholarship 2000 and 2002 (Le Lauréat Ministère des Affaires Étrangères), he was also one of the GSMD Opera Course representatives to receive the Queen’s Anniversary Prize at Buckingham Palace in 2008. Future plans include a recital of Puccini arias and ensembles with orchestra in Corsica (Le Festival d’Art Lyrique ‘Les Nuits d’Eté de Corté’).