Pedro Eustache

Woodwind & Keyboards

Venezuelan-born, US citizen is a multidirectional world-class flute/winds/wind synthesist/electronics soloist; composer, lecturer, educator, researcher, and instrument-maker, with extensive academic studies and over 45 years of professional experience.

Mr. Eustache graduated in Classical flute from two European Conservatories [with Alain Marion, Raymong Guiot & Pierre-Yves Artaud, in France], advanced flute studies with Mtro. Aurèle Nicolet [Switzerland]; and a M.F.A. in Jazz performance from the California Institute of the Arts, [USA , with Dr. James Newton, Charlie Hayden, among others]

Mr. Eustache has extensive world music studies with iconic masters, including Hindustani Classical with the legendary late Pndit. Ravi Shankar & Pndt. Hariprasad Chaurasia; Armenian duduk w/Djivan Gasparyan; Arabic Nay w/Nabil Abdmouleh; Australian didgeridoo w/David Hudson, among others.

He has done Wind/instruments acoustics research with the late Dr. John Coltman Ph.D., and Peter Hoekje Ph.D. (resulting in one-of-a-kind instruments).

Studies of “Music Fundamentals ” (based on Mtro. S. Celibidache’s ‘Musical Phenomenology’) with Mtro. Markand Thankar & Mtro. Christyna  Kozel.

He has more than seven years of Orchestral Symphonic experience (founder member of El Sistema’s “Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra”-Venezuela).

His collection of around 600 musical instruments [both acoustic, & electronic] includes many uniquely designed/built by himself.

Mr. Eustache is the winds featured soloist touring the world with “Hans Zimmer Live”, “Game of Thrones-Live Concert Experience” & “The World of Hans Zimmer” since 2017.  He has concertized/recorded/toured with remarkable artists like: Sir Paul McCartney, Sir. John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Dr. James Newton, Mtro. Gustavo Dudamel; Alex Acuña, Yanni; Anoushka Shankar; John Debney, James Newton Howard, John Powell, Ramin Djawadi, Herb Alpert, Michael Giacchino; Mark Mancina; Thomas Newman; Riadh Fehri; Steve Mazzaro; Heitor Pereira; Shenkar; Googoosh; Alexandre Desplat; Germaine Franco; Danny Elfman; among many others.

He is the first-call world winds soloist in the Los Angeles and international recording studios scene, with over 150 film, TV & videogame soundtracks, like: “Dune”; “The Passion of the Christ”; “The Lion King 2”; “Munich”, “Indiana Jones 4”, “Pirates of the Caribbean”; “Kung Fu Panda(s)”; “Skull Island”; “The Village”; “Kung Fu Pandas”; “Rios”; “Ice Ages”, “How to Train your Dragon”; “Syriana”; “Encanto”; “The Legend of Tarzan”; “World of Warcraft”, “Pacific Rim”, “The Great Wall of China”; “The Hulk”; “Coco”; “Jumanji 2”; among many others.

Mr. Eustache has finished manuscripts for two books: “Introduction To Improvisation for the non-improvising Western Performer” & “Writing Cadenzas in Mozart Style”.

© Frank Embacher