The baritone Philippe Brocard discovered music through the piano at the age of five. After study with Claire Delcros and Denise Rivière he took part in masterclasses, notably with François-René Duchâble.
Winner of various prizes, he was named best male singer at the Hungary Armel Opera International Competition, presided over by Raymond Duffaut. As a result, he was invited to the New York Center for Contemporary Opera and the Szeged National Opera in Hungary to sing the principal role of Jay in William Mayer’s prizewinning opera, A Death in the Family. In 2013 he won first prize in the duo class at the Marseille International Operetta Competition as well as the audience prize and the Prix d’honneur of the city of Marseille, in 2014 winning first male prize in the same contest.
Since 2008 he has been a member of the Choir of the French Army and artistic director of the Estivales en Puisaye. In 2017 he was raised to the rank of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres.