First Prize at the CNSM in Paris, Julien Petit is laureate of the most important International Saxophone Competitions (Adolphe Sax Dinant Belgium 2002, ARD Munich 2001, Bayreuth 2000).
His recording activity presents the 3 musical fields in which he evolves. La escapada, a recital of Latin music, has been widely rewarded. At the request of Karlheinz Stockhausen, he recorded in 2005 a Saxophon disc including several new pieces, including a creation dedicated to him (K. Stockhausen edition). Mosaïque, his latest CD of Klezmer music with the Klezele trio was released in January 2007.
Julien Petit is also a member of the saxophone quartet Carré Mêlé and regularly teaches in numerous master classes.