Principal trumpet player for the Orchestre National de Lyon and the French Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
At the age of ten, Touvron began playing cornet and went on to play trumpet as well; he attended the Paris Conservatory of Music.
He founded the Guy Touvron Brass Ensemble and taught at the Conservatoire National de Région in Paris.
His grandfather was a cornet player.
Many of his baroque performances include work by Johann Sebastian Bach.