Biography

Philipp Mellies is flutist of the NEUE PHILHARMONIE FRANKFURT, teacher at the FRANKFURT MUSIC ACADEMY and teacher at the PAUL-HINDEMITH-MUSIKSCHULE in Hanau.

 

As a substitute he was engaged in the ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA, the HAYDN-ORCHESTRA of Bozen and Trient, the MITTELEUROPA-ORCHESTRA of Palmanova (Italy) and the STAATSTHEATER DARMSTADT.

 

Furthermore he plays regularly as soloist on social highlights (as the French „Fête Nationale“ in 2017 in Frankfurt) and occasionally gives chamber concerts (see calendar).

 

Philipp Mellies learned playing the flute in Hanau and Frankfurt. Later he studied his bachelor at the HOCHSCHULE FÜR MUSIK KARLSRUHE and subsequently made his master degree at the CONSERVATORIUM VAN AMSTERDAM.

 

In addition he won precious experiences in NEDERLANDS JEUGD ORKEST, in the PACIFIC REGIONS INTERNATIONAL SUMMER MUSIC ACADEMY (Canada), in the VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAL INSTITUTE IN WHISTLER and at the SUMMERMUSICACADEMY SCHLOSS HUNDISBURG.

 

The LANDESJUGENDSINFONIEORCHESTER HESSEN engaged him in 2015 as soloist for Carl Nielsens Concerto for Flute and Orchestra. One of the performances was recorded in the studio of the HESSISCHER RUNDFUNK and later on streamed on HR2.

 

For his artistic activities Philipp Mellies got honoured with cultural prizes of the MAIN – KINZIG - KREIS and of the WOLFGANG ARNIM NAGEL - STIFTUNG.