Maxime Aulio was born in Chartres, France, in 1980. He began his studies of organ at a young age but soon took interest in percussion, harpsichord, then horn, instrument he studied at the Conservatoire National de Région of Toulouse, France. Then, he studied at the Lemmens Conservatory in Leuven, Belgium, where he graduated in 2006 with a Master in Music, in composition, with conducting option. During the summer of 1999, he composed his first work for concert band, Prophéties, premiered by the band of the Conservatoire National de Région of Toulouse. Maxime Aulio is a self-taught and versatile composer. His list of works includes items for soloist(s) and wind orchestra as well as compositions for chamber ensembles, or film.