After his classical percussion studies Bart (born 2 June 1961, Anderlecht, Belgium) studied marimba with Robert Van Sice and followed master classes with Keiko Abe, Gordon Stout, Steven Schick ...
The French percussionist and marimba player, Jean Geoffroy, studied at at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris where he won first prize in percussion in 1985.
Founded in 2006 by Jacques Hostettler & Nicolas Suter, Tchiki duo is considered today as the world leading Marimba duo.
Federico Poli studied percussion at the Fiesole Music School (Florence, Italy) with J.Faralli, graduated with honors.
Percussionist dedicated to the study and dissemination of New Music. Alongside the career of performer he combines both teaching and research, realizing edition for percussion music.
Tsuey-Ying Tai studied percussion with professors Ya-Wen Lien, Tzang-Ching Ju and Sarah Tsai at the Chung-Cheng Senior High School.
Ney Rosauro is recognized as one of the most original and dynamic symphonic percussionists and composers today.
Born on July 24, 1938, in the Bronx, New York, Mike Mainieri started to learn vibraphone from the age of 12 and made his professional debut at the age of 14. After performing as a member of the Buddy Rich Band, he served as a pioneer in the New York style fusion movement as a band leader of legendary groups, including White Elephant, L'Image, STEPS and STEPS AHEAD together with Steve Gadd, Michael Brecker and other artists in 1970s.
Don Liuzzi was born and raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts, and completed high school at the Franklin Learning Center in Philadelphia. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan and his Master of Music degree from Temple University. Before joining The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1989, Mr. Liuzzi was a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony percussion section from 1982 to 1989.
Anders Åstrand is a mallet artist, clinician and composer. As a mallet specialist, Åstrand regularly performs and gives clinics throughout the US, Latin America, Australia, and Europe. With his percussion ensemble, Global Percussion Network, he has toured extensively in Sweden, Europe, the USA and South Korea.