JEAN-LOUIS BEAUMADIER studied flute with Joseph Rampal at the Marseille Conservatory and continued his studies at the National Superior Conservatory in Paris with the renowned Jean-Pierre Rampal. He performed as piccolo soloist with the National Orchestra of France for twelve years, during which time he performed under the batons of Sergiù Celibidache, Leonard Bernstein, Lorin Maazel, Seiji Ozawa, Karl Böhm, and Pierre Boulez.
Jean-Louis has appeared as guest soloist with the Orchestre National de France, Orchestre Jean-François Paillard, Orchestre d’Auvergne, Orchestre de chambre de Tours, Orchestre des jeunes du Venezuela in Caracas, Brussel Chamber Orchestra, Wiener concert Verein, New-York soloists, Orchestre de Cannes, Orchestre de Picardie, “Ensemble orchestral de Marseille, Ensemble “la Follia ” de Mulhouse, Le “Concert Buffardin “, “les musiciens de France,” and the Orchestre de Bohème.
Much in demand as a piccolo soloist, he performs internationally. Mr. Beaumadier has recorded over twenty CDs, and has received the International Grand Prize of the Charles Cros Academy for his disc, “The Golden Age of Piccolo”.
Jean-Pierre Rampal wrote: “Endowed with marvelous technique, (Jean-Louis Beaumadier) stands out, thanks to his winning personality and his artistry. It is a pleasure to listen to him…”