Fabrice Millischer - tenor
Upon winning first prize in the ARD International Music Competition, Fabrice Millischer is recognised as one of the most gifted contemporary trombone players in Europe. The 28-year-old is to date the first and only winner of this challenging competition in the category of trombone. He is well known not only among professional musicians, but also among those fond of classical music in general.
A soloist in frequent demand, he has been invited to play with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, the State Hermitage Orchestra in St. Petersburg, the National Orchestra of the Capitol in Toulouse, the Opera Orchestra of Nancy, the Symphony Orchestra in Cannes, the Ukrainian National Orchestra, the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Kyushu Symphony Orchestra, the Taiwan Symphony Orchestra... On his tours Millischer has visited Washington, Beijing, Tokio, Seoul, Munich, Berlin, Geneva and Paris (to name a few).
Between 2008 and 2013, Fabrice Millischer was Principal Trombone with the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Saarbrücken/ Kaiserslautern.
In 2011 Millischer became the first trombonist to be awarded the first prize in the category “Revelation Instrumental Soloist” by the “Victoires de la Musique Classique.” and to receive an "EchoKlassik Preis" in Germany for his CD-Reccording "French Trombone Concertos". In the same year, he was recognized for the same Reccording by the prestigious "Académie Charles-Cros" (Charles Cros Academy) with its grand prize.
Despite his young age, Fabrice Millischer is a highly sought Professor of Trombone. In 2008 he taught at the Conserv- atoire Paul Dukas in Paris and in 2009 he became Professor of Trombone at the Hochschule für Music Saar (Saarland College of Music). This made him the youngest professor for trombone in Germany. Moreover, he is regularly invited to give master classes in France and Europe as well as in other parts of the world: in Washington, Beijing, Quebec. In 2013 he was appointed Professor of Trombone at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg (Freiburg High School of Music) and teaches also at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (Paris High School of Music) since 2017.
Fabrice Millischer is presently working with Antoine Courtois Paris and plays the Legend 420 NSBHST.