Jean Philippe Chavey , horn



Born in 1969, Jean Philippe began his horn studies in the ENM of Montbéliard.

At 17, he studied with the teachers André Fournier, Michel Garcin Marrou and Michel Molinaro in the Conservatoire and received the first prize unanimously in 1989.


During the same period, he attended the chamber music course of Jean Pierre Laroque and won the first prize in the International Competition of Chamber Music of Guérande with the wind quintet Kheops.


Since then, he has performed with several groups. For 20 years, he has played with the brass sextet Hexagone, performing more than two hundred times in different parts of the world.

He plays with the Ensemble C4, exploring the repertoire for horn quartet and contemporary music with the ensembles Forum, in Lyons and Stravinsky in Metz.


Soloist in the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, from 1992 to 1995, he has often been invited to play with famous orchestras (Opéra de Paris, Strasbourg Philharmonic) before joining the Philharmonie de Lorraine.

He has also been a teacher in Colmar, Mulhouse and now teaches in Nancy.

Jean Philippe Chavey only plays with Yamaha instruments.


He is the Artistic Director of Eurocuivres, and has been for 19 years, an academy and brass and percussion festival in Montbéliard,

a musical and educational annual demonstration, internationally renowned.