Collection of notable flutists who have made publicly available recordings of the flute repertoire represented on the MASTERING the FLUTE website.
José-Daniel Castellon is a French flutist whose musical activity has been recognized across numerous concert venues around the world.
He studied flute in Lyon with Marius Beuf and Maxence Larrieu. At the age of 19 he won Geneva competition (1983) and was hired by John Eliot Gardiner to join the Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Lyon.
In 1989 he was appointed as a principal flute the National Orchestra of Lyon. From 1990 to 2004 he was the principal flutist of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra in Switzerland.
In 2004 he was appointed professor of flute at HEMU - Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne and frequently gives masterclasses at music academies around the world. He has been frequent juror of major flute competitions: Maxence Larrieu Competition (Nice), Domenico Cimarosa (Aversa, Italy) and Jean Français (Paris).