Awarded a diploma by the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, Jean-Baptiste Leclère is currently the principal percussionist with the Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris. He is a founding member and art director of the Paris Percussion Group and is a member of the Trio of the Percussionists of the Paris Opera and the Jatekok Quartet. He also teaches in the conservatory of the 13th district of Paris and the Academy Eurocuivres. In addition to these activities, Jean-Baptiste regularly leads masterclasses and clinics in France as well as abroad in the United States, Colombia, Greece and Bulgaria. He has performed in concerts as soloist and chamber musician in numerous festivals and venues such as Deauville, Shanghai Concert Hall, Radio France, National Opera of Paris, Alexandre Paley and Friends, Teatro Major Santo Domingo de Bogota, Micoropolis-Besançon, Axone-Montbéliard.
Jean-Baptiste has been a Zildjian artist since 2011.