Nicolas Moutier is the professor of the Strasbourg Conservatory and at the high school “Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin” (HEAR).
He also teaches at the Eurocuivres Academy, and regularly gives masterclasses in all the world (Russia, Japan, Taiwan, etc.).
Nicolas Moutier is part of the teaching team of the “Orchestre Français des Jeunes” (OFJ).
His pedagogical advice is often sought during juries all over Europe (CNSMD of Paris, CNSMD of Lyon, Switzerland, Germany, etc.).
Nicolas Moutier is the initiator of several original projects to bring together trombone teachers and their classes from all over Europe: he is one of the organizers of the International Trombone Festival 2012, the president of the European Festival of Trombone 2014 , And the creator of the website now become a professional reference: www.LeSiteDuTrombone.fr.
Nicolas Moutier is Vice-President of the “French Trombonists Association”.
« To create musical and technical high levels, artistic openness, and to train as a musician in connection with the world of today. »
The trombone class of the Strasbourg Conservatory and Superior Academy of Music (high school “Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin”) brings together 37 trombonists from all over France and abroad.
Nicolas Moutier and his two assistant professors Mathieu Turbé and Thierry Spiesser taught a complete training (concert pieces, orchestral excepts, technical studies, alto trombone, bass trombone, sacqueboute, light reading, chamber music, trombone ensemble, etc).
Trombonist students also benefit from DE diploma training, the orchestra academy with the Strasbourg Philharmonic, masterclasses (Michel Becquet, Gilles Millière, Alain Trudel, Berliner Philharmoniker), Erasmus exchanges, the instrumental collection (4 sackclothes, 1 alto trombone, 2 bass trombone, etc.), and the large collection of scores.
Thus, the future professional students of the Superior Academy are prepared for orchestral auditions, international competitions, pedagogy, and graduates (Bachelor / DNSPM or Master).
The trombone and percussion esnemble plays regularly in France and in Europe during festivals and exchanges with other trombone classes.
Website of the trombone class of Nicolas Moutier in the Strasbourg Conservatory and “Académie supérieure de musique de Strasbourg” :