François Minaux, M.M. – D.M.A. is an active performer and educator based in Austin, Texas. Since 2016, he is the co-founder of Leaf Chimes, a free improvisation project based in Austin, TX  and the owner and operator of Wired Flutes, a flute school dedicated to teach classical flute technique and repertoire to students of all ages and levels. François Minaux has performed at festivals such as NMASS (New Media and Sound Submit), FFA (Fast Forward Austin) in the USA and at 798 Art District in Beijing, CHINA. As a classical soloist, François Minaux has performed with the Dallas Wind Symphony, the Laredo Philharmonic and with Ensemble Vibrations in Europe and in the USA. François Minaux is Principal Flute with the Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio and with Density512 in Austin, TX. He is also a flute instructor at Hays CISD campuses in Hays county, TX.

François Minaux can be heard in “Daniel Carr: Works Volume 2 – Flute and Piano” released by MSR Classics-Discover label. He is also the lyricist, vocalist and flutist of Leaf Chimes in Leaf Chimes’ self-released digital albums on Bandcamp.

Born in Paris, FRANCE, François Minaux studied music at the Paul Ducas Municipal Conservatory in Paris and received a Master of Music from the Yale school of Music and a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin.

You can find more information about François Minaux’s recordings and future concerts at



Wired Flute Studio exists in order to offer an alternative way to teach the next generation of flute players. Accent is put on the development of each students interpretation of the repertoire and ability to express him/hersef through music as soon as the very first fundamentals of flute playing are acquired.



Recording. The Wired Flutes Studio specializes in providing a professional recording of its student’s playing. Students will record on a CD a compilation of the repertoire they are working on throughout the year. This provide the students with life long memories engraved for ever on a compact disk to be shared with friends and family.

One stop flute lesson and rental. Flute rental options are also available when enrolled in weekly flute lessons. No need to go to the music store. You can rent or buy your flute directly at Wired Flutes Studio.