Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Calling Till Brönner the new aspiring German trumpet talent is obsolete, since he has sold more records than any other German jazz musician. He plays big time now and is well known in the New York jazz circuit, which itself is top of the crop.” ME SOUNDS/Rolling Stone
Tomer Maschkowski was born in 1982, into an Israeli family living in Rotterdam, Holland. He began playing the trombone at the age of 13 under the tutelage of his grandfather, a former trombonist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Tomer enrolled as a student at the Rotterdam Codarts University and was later accepted into the Staatskapelle Berlin Akademie and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, where he had the chance to work under the guidance of maestro Daniel Barenboim.
Jan Jakub Bokun
Jan Jakub Bokun is a Polish clarinetist and conductor. Graduated summa cum laude from Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wrocław and obtained further postgraduate training with Guy Dangain at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.
Lorenzo Ludemann wurde 1992 in Triest / Italien geboren. Im Jahr 2008 begann er ein klassisches Jungstudium an der Musikhochschule Köln bei Prof. Urban Agnas. Darauf-hin wechselte er an der Hochschule zu Prof. Andy Haderer, welcher später, zusammen mit Matthias Bergmann, auch sein Hauptstudium begleiten wird. Lorenzo war Mitglied des Landesjugendjazzorchesters NRW und Leadtrompeter des Bundesjazzorchesters.
The CeDeL saxophone quartet is a young, contemporary ensemble that first met at the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven in 2007. The members of the Cedel Quartet are Peter Cverle: soprano saxophone, Vincent Alpaerts: alto saxophone, Jitse Coopman: tenor saxophone and Pieter Legacy: baritonsaxophone.
Steven Walsh has performed as principal Euphonium with many of the UK's greatest brass bands and has a huge range of accolades under his belt including the European Brass Band Championships, the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, the British Opens and many solo prizes.
Saxophonist Simon Bates is known and respected for his stylistic versatility and instrumental prowess.