studied at the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur de
Musique where he obtained a first prize in clarinet and
chamber music. Presently, he is clarinet professor at
the "Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris", after having
been professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur
de Musique de Paris for chamber music and for clarinet.
Together with Pierre Boulez he founded the "Domaine
Musical". He is playing with the "Concerts Colonne", the
"Ars Nova" ensemble with Marius Constant and the "Paris
Octet". Guy Deplus is teaching in Nice and Annecy, as
well as in Japan and the USA.
Guy Deplus has been the first soloist of the “Orchestre
de l'Opéra de Paris”. He has played numerous solo and
chamber music concerts with various ensembles in France
and abroad : Germany, USA, Japan, Latin America, South
Africa, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Spain, Italy,
Bulgaria, Russia, etc.
He is a member of the international competition jury at
Munich, Geneva, Prague, Paris, Reims, Brussels and in
Masters-classes : Germany (Darmstadt), Korea (Séoul),
Canada (Montréal), USA (Denver, Seattle, Eastman School
at Rochester, New York, Julliard and Manhattan, Boston,
Chicago, Denton, Los Angeles), Japan (in the principal
conservatories). Regular academies in Japan and in
France (Nice, Annecy, etc.).
Several composers dedicated him their works and asked
him to perform their music: M.Constant "For clarinet"
USA, J.Komives "Flammes" Paris, C.Ballif "Solfegietto
n°5" USA, J.Rivier "Les trois S" Japon, O.Messiaen "Oiseaux
exotiques" "Et Expecto Resurectionem Mortuorum",
I.Xenakis "Anaktoria" (octet) "Charisma" with
He has recorded several CD's and he has played with
famous conductors such as Monteux, Munch, Boehm, Solti,
Sawallisch, Boulez, etc.