Sophie Deshayes


After studying the flute and art history in France, Sophie Deshayes studied with Robert Aitken in Germany. She works in partnership with chamber orchestras such as Sillages, Lucilin and Stravinsky, and participated as well in concerts with S:i.c., Itinéraire, Court-Circuit, the Fa Ensemble, the 2e2m Ensemble and the Ensemble InterContemporain.

Willing to explore various modes of expression and conciliate repertoire and creation, she regularly works with composers, choreographers, and stage directors among which Martin Matalon, Georges Aperghis, Toshio Hosokawa, Compagnie Point-Virgule, Sylvain Prunenec, Laurence Saboye and Erik Bullot.

She performs both in France and abroad, in numerous festivals and concert halls. Lately, she went to Buenos Aires, Mexico, and Madrid, and played at the national Theater of Brest, Le Quartz ; the Amsterdam Muziekgebouw and the Vienna Konzerthaus.

She will performshortly at the Dublin Trinity College. She teaches at the Regional Conservatory of Aubervilliers-La Courneuve as well as at Pôle Sup’93, a music center in Seine Saint-Denis, Ile-de-France. She is also seriously involved in music teachers’ training in French music teaching organizations.

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