Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Born in 1972, Otis Murphy joined the faculty of the Indiana University School of Music in 2001 at the age of 28, becoming one of the youngest faculty members in the history of the IU School of Music.
Russell has been a professional soloist for the last 15 years, establishing himself as one of the worlds leading exponents in the art of cornet playing. Russell keeps a busy diary of engagements including Gala performances, Recitals, Masterclasses, and educational workshops. This regularily takes him to most European countries, America, Japan, and Australia.
As a student Giuliano Sommerhalder won international music contests. As a solo trumpeter on both modern and historical instruments, he has appeared all over the world. Giuliano Sommerhalder is Yamaha Artist.
Calling Till Brönner the new aspiring German trumpet talent is obsolete, since he has sold more records than any other German jazz musician.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
Joakim Bergsrønning is a young Norwegian saxophonist and clarinet player with a wealth of musical experience, particularly in popular music. Although still very young, Joakim has made his mark both as a soloist and as a member of a number of high profile big bands, horn sections and theatre orchestras. Working throughout Norway, Joakim also has experience working as a teacher, lecturer, composer and arranger.
Principal cornet of Brass Band 13 étoiles (CH) Principal cornet of Concordia de Vétroz (CH)
Portuguese tubist and Yamaha artist Sérgio Carolino started his tuba studies at the early age of 11 in Lisbon’s Conservatory
Damiano was born in 1961 in Asti, Italy, and graduated from Verdi Conservatory of Turin in 1982. Before coming to the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, he was a principal of bassoon in the RAI (Italian Radio) Orchestra of Turin (1982-85) and in the Vienna Philharmonic (1985-87).
Chris Minh Doky
Chris Minh Doky stands out as one of the most talented bass players in contemporary music. The artist is regarded among the masters of the upright bass widely recognized for his passionate delivery and extraordinary technical gifts. Born into a musical family in Copenhagen, Denmark, Doky was motivated and taught by his father, learning to play the piano at age six.