Regardless of musical demands or genre, Jean-Louis Beaumadier takes the piccolo to great heights and has established himself as an artist beyond compare.
Much in demand as a piccolo soloist, Jean-Louis Beaumadier performs in Ireland, Israel, England, Japan, United States, Belgium, Germany, Senegal, Croatia, Spain, Austria, Brazil, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Italy as well as over one thousand concerts throughout France. He also performs frequently as soloist on radio and television and has been invited as a soloist by numerous orchestras such as Orchester National de France, Simon Bolivar Symphony, Wiener Concert Verein, New York Soloists, Brussel Chamber Orchestra, Costa Rica National Orchestra, Ecuadorian National Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of Auvergne, Orchestra of Bohemia, Chamber Orchestra of Quito, Chamber Orchestra of San Jose of California, "I musici di Vivaldi", Orchestra of Cannes, Orchestra of Claude Champagne University of Montreal, Orchester Jean Francois Paillard, Alsace Chamber Orchestra, "Les musiciens de France", Cairo Symphony Orchestra, Musical Camera Orchestra of Catalonia, Geneva Chamber Orchestra, Taiwan Philharmonic Orchestra (Taiwan) and Twin Cities Orchestra of Minneapolis.
Studied flute with Joseph Rampal at the Marseille Conservatory and continued his studies at the National Superior Conservatory in Paris under the stimulating teaching of Jean-Pierre Rampal. Following his studies, he performed as piccolo soloist with the National Orchestra of France for twelve years, during which time he performed under the baton of such renowned conductors as Sergiù Celibidache, Leonard Bernstein, Lorin Maazel, Seiji Ozawa, Karl Böhm, Pierre Boulez and many others.
Jean-Louis Beaumadier has recorded more than twenty CDs, including International Grand Prize Winner of the Charles Cros Academy for his disc, »The golden age of piccolo » featuring works of Eugène DAMARE (1840-1919) (Calliope Records 9869 Harmonia-Mundi).
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