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Zoon, Jacques

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Heiloo (Holland), 1961. Jacques Zoon was distinguished with the Jury's Special Prize of the Jean-Pierre Rampal Competition in Paris. Zoon was born in 1961 and studied at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam with Koos Verheul and Harris Starreveld and later with Geoffrey Gilbert in Canada. He has been solo player with the Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, in The Hague, the Concertgebouw, Boston Symphony, Berlin Philharmonic and, at present, he is soloist with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and the Bologna Mozart Orchestra both under the baton of Claudio Abbado. He has been solo performer in concertos by Mozart, Joliver, Martin, Gubaidulina, Bernstein, Ligeti and Boulez with conductors such as Abbado, Ozawa, Haitink and Boulez. Jacques Zoon has played chamber music with violoncellist Iseut Chuat and as solo player in double concertos that composers Bernhard Heiden and Paul Desenne wrote for him. His vocation for chamber music took him to collaborate with ensembles such as Indomeno, Viotta, Gaudier, Ludwig Trio as well as the Orlando and Amati Quartets, among others. The Boston Globe named him "Musician of the Year" in 1988. He has made many successful recordings. He has an interest in the technical development of the instrument, and, as a teacher, he has taught at the Indiana and Boston Universities and at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule in Berlin. At present he is professor at the Geneva Conservatory. Starting with the 2006-2007 academic year, Jacques Zoon is invited artist of the Wind Department of the International Institute of Chamber Music of Madrid and since the 2008-2009 academic year he is Head Professor of the Flute Chair of the Reina Sofía School of Music.

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