Nicolas Duchamp, imparting French musical culture – Member of the French District

The French Music Institute

I arrived in New York in 2012 in order to share the learnings of the French school of flute as well as to give recitals. I am now considered one of the best connoisseurs of French music in the United States and a teacher of world renown.

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You and your company…

What do you have to offer – services, products, activity?

I teach the flute at all levels. I give recitals and private classical concerts, and I also organise events and provide advice in classical music.

What is the spirit, the nature of your business? What categorizes it?

I try to convey the French musical culture through conferences, concerts, animations.

Why did you decide to settle in New York?

I came here after obtaining a visa as an artist to teach as a guest professor and performer.

The spirit of free enterprise in New York as well as the energy and open-mindedness make it a special place.

What advice would you give to those who want to move to New York?

Be passionate and full of energy, flexible and creative, every day.

New York and you…

A long love story for more than 15 years, visiting or working, New York has always given me what I wished for.

What do you like in New York?

Its diversity, its energy, its tolerance, its free creative spirit.

What is your favorite NY city or surrounding area?

West Village, Brooklyn, Prospect Park.

 The United States and you…

Astonishingly beautiful encounters, solid human adventures.

What do you like in the United States?

The freedom, diversity, a great kindness on the part of most people. The respect for difference.

Quick Info

The French Music Institute – Nicolas Duchamp
353 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036

917 292 5141

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