Nico-Duchamp-flute-2Read more about Nico on his website here – including a sampling his beautiful playing in the French tradition of Philippe Gaubert.

Nicolas Duchamp is an internationally acclaimed performer and respected teacher, in the tradition of the Paris Conservatory French school of flute playing, of which Philippe Gaubert was a most notorious example. He has served for many years as principal flutist for the National Opera Comique in Paris and toured extensively in his native France as well as Europe, Japan and North America.

He will be holding a master class and concert at Pakachoag Music School in Auburn on:

Sunday, June 12th, 2016
Masterclass:  1:00 to 3:00 pm
Concert with Pakachoag faculty Jung-Yi Hsieh, Flute and Andrey Karpyuk, Piano:  7:00 pm
The Great Hall at Pakachoag

With his ‘’warm tone, distinctive charm and creative poetic eloquence”, Mr. Duchamp has performed as soloist with many of France’s leading chamber music ensembles and orchestras, including Paris Opera Bastille, Nice Opera, Strasbourg National Opera, Lamoureux Orchestra, Metz Orchestra and the Bordeaux National Opera, with conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Georges Prêtre, Myung-Whun Chung, Philip Walsh, Brian Schembri, Yutaka Sado, Laurent Petit Girard, and Philipp Morehead.

He has performed internationally in solo recitals, chamber music ensembles and as orchestra soloist in prestigious concert halls including Salle Pleyel, Cité des Arts, Salle Gaveau and Salle Cortot in Paris, Claude Champagne Hall in Montreal, the Zitadelle Spandau in Berlin, Olympia Hall in Munich, Spivey Hall in Atlanta and Weill Recital Hall in New York.

Duchamp’s active international career takes him regularly throughout Europe, North America and to Japan.

Nico is a prominent flute teacher who travels between Paris, New York, and South Carolina.  Jung-Yi Hsieh (Alice Daugherty), a Pakachoag faculty member, studies with Nico in New York.  We are so appreciative that both Alice and Nico are taking the time to share their beutiful music with us.  Additional thanks to faculty member Andrey Karpyuk who will play piano for Nico while at Pakachoag.