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.
Eric Aubier entered Maurice Andre's class at the CNSM of Paris at the age of 14 where he was the youngest graduate at the time earning three first prizes.
Ingolf Burkhardt about his Yamaha instruments : For me, the direct response and the way the notes fit into place are just fascinating - this makes it possible to play fast passages precisely and with ease. This means: start playing - feel good
André Cimiotti spielt als Lead-Altist in der Big Band der Bundeswehr und der Pepe Lienhard Big Band. Sein Jazz-Album „THIS IS WHERE I COME FROM“ wurde 2013 bei Ajazz veröffentlicht. Für die CD „YO!“ mit dem Cologne Saxophone Quintet featuring Bob Mintzer schrieb er einen Großteil der Arrangements, die inzwischen von Saxophonensembles rund um den Globus gespielt werden.
Eugene Rousseau has performed across North America and on five continents since his Carnegie Hall debut. The legendary saxophonist Marcel Mule described Rousseau as "a brilliant saxophonist and distinguished artist," and critics the world over have echoed Mule's praise.
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.