Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Born in 1958 in Montreal, Canada, Khaner studied at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of the late Julius Baker. After serving as co-principal of the Pittsburgh Symphony and principal of the Cleveland Orchestra and Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, he has been Principal Flute of the Philadelphia Orchestra since 1990.
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.
Ioannis Karampetsos is the Principal Trumpet of the Athens State Orchestra since 1994.
Clifford Brown and Maurice André had an active hand in launching Antoine Curé’s eclectic path
Started playing at a very early age at the instigation of his father – a Brass Band tuba player.
Andrea Tofanelli is one of the most outstanding trumpet players in the international jazz scene. Born in Italy, he already performed with almost all great jazz musicians all over the world.
Mathieu Dufour is principal flute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 1999. Before coming to Chicago, he was principal flute solo of the Paris National Opera Orchestra from 1996 to 1999. Prior to his appointment there, he served as principal flute solo of the Orchestra National du Capitole de Toulouse for three years.
Born and raised in Hawaii to a musical family, Eric is now one of the most in demand soloist/clinician in the world.