After holding the position of principal flute of the prestigious Los Angeles Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel, Julien Beaudiment is today principal flute of the Orchestre de l'Opera National de Lyon and professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon. He has also held the same position with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Great Britain. It is currently the only french musician to have held this position in a British Orchestra and one of the too few to do the same in an American Orchestra.
Originally from La Rochelle and Bordeaux, he crossed the English channel at the age of 18 to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with Paul Edmund-Davies and Averil Williams. He subsequently entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de music de Paris, where he won the first prize of flute and chamber music in the class of Sophie Cherrier, Vincent Lucas, and Michel Moraguès for chamber music. He learned from great flautists such as Maxence Larrieu, Jacques Zoon, Joshua Smith, Ransom Wilson, Vicens Prats and Benoît Fromanger. His years in London and Los Angeles will have permanently marked and influenced his life both personally and musically.
His solo career is developing rapidly out of the Conservatoire de Paris. He plays as a soloist at major international concert halls as well as at renowned festivals, such as the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Khumo Art Hall and the Art Center in Seoul, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan and the Tokyo Casals Hall, the Philharmonie in Essen, the Ljubljana philharmonic hall, the Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels , the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Opéra National de Lyon, the Opéra National de Montpellier, the Bilbao Opera, the Beijing National Center for the Performing Arts, the Chicago Symphony Center, the Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles, the Albert Long Hall in Istanbul, accompanied by the Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon, the Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy, the Orchestre Symphonique de Cannes, the Stuttgart Kammerorchester, the Varna Philharmonic Orchestra the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie am Rhein, the Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, the Seoul Gangnam Philharmonic, the Chicago Philharmonic, the Marrinsky Orchestra... From the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles to the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, passing threw the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Royal Albert Hall in London, he plays in the most beautiful halls in the world with the Orchestra Simon Bolivar of Venezuela, the Estonian Festival, the London Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields , the Hallé Orchestra, the Beijing Opera Orchestra, the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, the Orchestre National de Bordeaux, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris, the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, the NDR Orchestra in Hamburg, under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel, Esa Pekka Salonen, Sir Colin Davis, Paavo Järvi, Christoph Eschenbach, Michael Tilson Thomas, Edo de Waart , Vladimir Jurovski, Kirill Petrenko, Evelino Pido, Robin Ticciati, Charles Dutoit, Semyon Bychkov, Christian Zacharias, James Conlon, Sir Roger Norrington, William Christie, Philippe Jordan, Ivan Fischer, Louis Langrée, Thierry Fischer, Emmanuel Krivine, Manfred Honeck, Thomas Hengelbrocht, Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos, Leonard Slatkin, Susanna Maliki... and musicians such as Joshua Bell, Murray Perahia and Itzhak Perlman, as well as the composers John Adams, Peter Eötvös, Matthias Pintscher , and the Hollywood star John Williams.
A Chamber music enthusiast, he is a prize winner of the international competition of Barcelona for duo sonata with the pianist Laetitia Bougnol. He also performs next to musicians such as Lawrence Foster, Emil Tabakov, Karl Heinz Steffens, Jonathan Stockhammer, Enrico Onofri of Il Giardino Armonico, Stefano Montanari, Antal Szallai, Eric Crambe, Guillaume Sutre, Sarah Nemtanu, Raphaël Oleg, Françoise Gnéri, Tasso Adamopoulos, Hartmut Rhode, Adrien Boisseau, Fabrice Pierre, Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Anaïs Gaudemard, Christine Icart, Isabelle Moretti, Kyung Hee Sutre, Lluis Claret, Richard Hardwood , Jérôme Pernoo, Raphael Christian, Hervé Nkaoua, Florent Boffard Simon Zain, Didier Puntos, Roberte Mamou, Denis Pascal, Célimène Daudet, Ishiro Nodaira, Jean-François Zygel, Oliver Triendl, Ariane Jacob, the jazzman Antoine Hervé, the members of the Vienna Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Munich Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio, the Psophos and Diotima quartets, the flutists Emmanuel Pahud, Philippe Bernold, Michel Moraguès, Sophie Cherrier, Maxence Larrieu and Rachel Brown.
He has accompanied the choreographers Régine Chopinot and Benjamin Millepied playing Bach as a soloist, and expanded its activities by recording at Abbey Road in London with the pop star Sarah Brightman, in South Korea for the national Korean TV KBS, or in the studio during his American years in Los Angeles for the series "Doctor Who" and "Battle Star Galaktica", as well as working with the actors Seth Macfarlane and Julie Andrews, the pop stars John Legend, Antony and the Johnsons, and Ruben Blades. Teaching occupies a prominent place in his agenda. After having been the artistic deputy of José Daniel Castellon's flute class at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne in Switzerland, it is today the teacher of the flute class of the Cnsm in Lyon, where he succeeded his illustrious predecessors, Philippe Bernold and Maxence Larrieu. He is also a visiting professor at the Pole Supérieur de Musique de Bordeaux, as well at the "Talent Music Masters" of Brescia in Italy. He teaches every summer at the Nice International Summer Academy in France, as well as at the Orford Music Academy in Canada, the Cagliari International Music Academy in Italy and at the San Francisco Flute festival, and at numerous masterclasses throughout the world, in North America (Colburn School of Music in Los Angeles, Vanderbilt University, Manhattan School and Juilliard School in New York, Montreal University...) in Europe (Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, Ljubljana Conservatory, Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Valencia, Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Granada in Spain, the Haute École de Musique de Genève, the Daniel Baremboim foundation in Seville...), and Asia (conservatories and universities in Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei, Bangkok, Beijing Central Conservatory and Shanghai Music Academy...).


Après avoir tenu le poste de première flûte solo au sein du prestigieux Los Angeles Philharmonic de Gustavo Dudamel, Julien Beaudiment est aujourd'hui première flûte solo de l'Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon et professeur au Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon.
 Originaire de La Rochelle et Bordeaux, il traverse la manche à l'âge de 18 ans pour étudier à la Guildhall School of Music de Londres. Il entre par la suite au Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, où il obtient les premiers prix de flute et de musique de chambre.
 Lauréat du concours international de Barcelone, sa carrière de soliste se développe rapidement en sortant du Conservatoire de Paris. Il se produit en soliste lors de festivals renommés et sur de grandes scènes internationales comme le Théâtre du Châtelet, le Marrinsky de Saint Petersbourg, le Khumo Art Hall et le Art Center de Séoul, le Tokyo Bunka Kaïkan, la Philharmonie de Essen, la Philharmonie de Ljubljana, le Palau de la Musica de Barcelone, le Palais des Beaux Arts de Bruxelles, le Konzerthaus de Berlin, l'Opera National de Lyon, l'Opera National de Montpellier, l'Opera de Bilbao, le Teatro Lyrico de Cagliari, le Beijing National Center for the Performing Arts, le Chicago Symphony Center, le Walt Disney Hall de Los Angeles, le Brisbane Griffith Hall en Australie, le Albert Long Hall d'Istanbul, accompagné par l'Orchestre de l'Opera National de Lyon, l'Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy, l’orchestre du Marriinsky de Saint Petersbourg, l'Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, l'Orchestre Symphonique de Cannes, le Stuttgart Kammerorchester, l'Orchestre Philharmonique de Varna, la Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie am Rhein, la Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, le Beijing Symphony Orchestra, le Séoul Gangnam Philharmonic, le Leopoldinum Symphony de Wroclaw, le Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, le Chicago Philharmonic...
 Du Hollywood Bowl de Los Angeles au Suntory Hall de Tokyo, en passant par le Concertgebouw d'Amsterdam ou le Royal Albert Hall de Londres, il se produit dans les plus belles salles du monde avec l'Orchestre Simon Bolivar du Venezuela, l'Estonian Festival Orchestra, les « Dissonances », le London Symphony Orchestra, le London Philharmonic Orchestra, le Philharmonia, le Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, le Hallé Orchestra, l'Orchestre de l'Opera de Pékin, l'Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, l'Orchestre National de Bordeaux, l'Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, l'Orchestre de Paris, l'Orchestre de l'Opera National de Paris, l'Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, l'Orchestre de la NDR de Hambourg, sous la direction de Gustavo Dudamel, Esa Pekka Salonen, Sir Colin Davis, Christoph Eschenbach, Paavo Järvi, Michael Tilson Thomas, Alan Gilbert, Vladimir Jurovski, Kirill Petrenko, Ivan Fischer, Charles Dutoit, Semyon Bychkov, Christian Zacharias, James Conlon, Philippe Jordan, Sir Roger Norrington, William Christie, Louis Langrée, Emmanuel Krivine, Thomas Hengelbrocht, Leonard Slatkin...les musiciens Joshua Bell, Murray Perahia et Itzhak Perlman, ainsi que les compositeurs John Adams, Matthias Pintscher, et la star d'Hollywood John Williams.
Il enseigne chaque été à l'académie internationale d'été de Nice, ainsi qu'à L'Orford Music Academy et le domaine Forget au Canada, ainsi que lors de nombreuses masterclasses à travers le monde, en Amérique du Nord (Colburn School of Music de Los Angeles, Vanderbilt University, Manhattan School et Juilliard School de New York, the San Francisco flute Guild university, Université de Montréal, University of North Texas Dallas, the Iowa City University...) en Europe (Guildhall School of Music and Drama de Londres, Conservatoire de Ljubljana, Musikhochschule de Hambourg, Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Valence, de Grenade et de Malaga, la Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève et de Lausanne, la Fondation Daniel Baremboim de Séville...), et Asie ( conservatoires et universités de Séoul, Tokyo, Taipei, Bangkok, Conservatoire Central de Pékin, Shanghai Music Academy....).