Nick Deutsch – Professor of Oboe at the Hochschule für Musik – „Felix Mendelsohnn Bartholdy“ in Leipzig, Germany as well as
Artistic Director of the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM).
As a Principal Oboe he has worked with many leading orchestras, including the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Munich Philharmonic, Radio Orchestras of Cologne (WDR), Stuttgart (SWR), Frankfurt (HR) Leipzig (MDR), Berlin (RSB & DSO), Konzerthaus Orchestra Berlin, Sydney Symphony Orchestra as well as Opera Houses of Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Mannheim, Cologne and Oslo under conductors such as Zubin Mehta, James Levine, Simon Rattle, Kurt Masur, Lorin Maazel, Gustavo Dudamel, Kyrill Petrenko, Ivan Fischer, Daniel Harding, Frans Brüggen, Helmuth Rilling, and many more. He also works regularly with various ensembles such as the Ensemble Modern, Capella Andrea Barca (Andras Schiff Ensemble) Chamber Orchestras of Munich, Stuttgart & Heilbronn, Camerata Salzburg, Klangverwaltung München, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and the Stuttgart Bach Collegium.
Nick held the position of Solo Oboe with the Frankfurt Opera Orchestra and was a member of the Budapest Festival Orchestra. He performs regularly with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and has also played as Principal Oboist with the Bayreuth Festspiel Orchestra and the Australian World Orchestra.
As a soloist he has worked with numerous orchestras, including the Camerata Salzburg, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Munich Bach Orchestra, Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra (Tbilisi), Frankfurt Oper and Museums Orchestra, Real Filharmonia de Galicia, Polish Chamber Orchestra, etc.
An active chamber musician, he is a founding member of the Hindemith Quintet and works intensively with the Linos Ensemble.
Nick has performed in many major music festivals in over 40 countries on all five continents including the Salzburger Festspiel, Edinburgh International Festival, BBC Proms, La folle Journe (Nantes), Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Reihngau Musik Festival, Prague Spring Festival, Hambacher Musikfest, Bachwoche Ansbach, „Festspielen Mecklenburg-Vorpommern“, „Schwetzinger Festspiel“, Schleswig Holstein Music Festival, Hitzacker Musiktage, Weilburger Schlosskonzerte, Musikfest Stuttgart, Darmstadt Ferienkurse, Münchner Biennale, Walled City Festival (Derry), Pacific Music Festival (Japan), Tongyoeng International Music Festival (Korea), Meli Mehta Music Foundation(Mumbai), Tbilisi Wind Festival, Musica Compostela (Spain), Felicia Blumenthal International Music Festival (Tel Aviv), Sydney Festival, Australian Festival of Chamber Music (Townsville).
He has given masterclasses as a guest Professor at many of the wolds leading music institutions including: Conservatoire National Superier de Musique (Paris), Royal College of Music (London), Royal Academy of Music (London), Nonaka (Tokyo), Hong Kong Academy of Music, Buchmann Mehta School of Music (Tel Aviv) Jerusalem Academy of Music, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Australian National Academy of Music (Melbourne), Moscow Central Conservatory, Central Conservatories of Shanghai and Beijing etc.
Nick is a Marigaux artists and plays a Marigaux M2 oboe.