Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Without a doubt, the Belgium trumpeter, Jeroen Berwaerts, is one of the most interesting musicians of the young musical generation.
David Bilger has held the position of principal trumpet of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 1995. Prior to joining the Orchestra, he held the same position with the Dallas Symphony.
Wim Van Hasselt
Wim Van Hasselt is professor of trumpet at the University of Music Freiburg in Germany and regularly gives solo appearances and masterclasses at home and abroad (Europe, N-America and Japan). He’s also an active chamber musician in different ensembles and has appeared at the festivals of Lucerne, Bad Kissingen and Schleswig Holstein among many others.
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 in Limoges, France in 1972, Jérôme Voisin started playing the clarinet at the age of 9. He has been a principal clarinet of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France since 2006.
Huw Morgan is internationally recognised as one of the most sought-after brass players of his generation.
Artis Sīmanis is the founder of the Riga Saxophone Quartet (1992) as well as the initiator and Artistic Director of the International Saxophone Music Festival Saxophonia.
Adam Frey has quickly established himself as one of the best euphonium soloists in the world by bringing his sharp intellect, mature musicianship, and charismatic stage presence to audiences all over the world.
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.