Aurèle Nicolet

Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 
"Aurèle Nicolet"

Aurèle Nicolet (Flute)

Born: January 22, 1926 - Neuchâtel, Switzerland

The prominent Swiss flautist and pedagogue, Aurèle Nicolet, studied flute and theory with André Jamet and Willy Burckhard in Zürich, then pursued training with Marcel Moyse and Yvonne Drappier at the Paris Conservatoire. During his studies there, he thoroughly mastered the French style of flute playing, graduating in 1947 (at age 21) with a premier prix for flute. In 1948 he captured the 1st prize for flute at the Geneva International Music Competition.