Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
International Soloist, Professor at HEMU Lausanne (Haute Ecole de Musique Vaud-Valais-Fribourg) Switzerland, Professor at the CRR of Rueil Malmaison - France, Visiting Professor : Royal Academy of Music London UK, Nagoya University of the Arts Japan, Shobi conservatory of Tokyo
Guillame Couloumy geboren 1979 in Limoges (Frankreich), begann das Studium der Trompete bei Bruno Gorce am Conservatoire National de Région de Limoges und setzte seine Ausbildung in der Klasse von Max Sommerhalder an der Musikhochschule Detmold fort, wo er 2002 mit Auszeichnung abschloss.
Arfon Owen is a multi-instrumental musician who has been at the forefront of the brass band movement from the age of 18 and has played in many of the World’s finest brass ensembles. His hugely successful career has meant that he has performed in many of the World´s most iconic venues and festivals to capacity audiences. Away from the concert platform, Arfon has recorded many studio albums and performed on a number of television and radio broadcasts internationally. Known for his unrivalled versatility as a musician, he is also highly proficient on the cornet, trumpet, flugel horn and French horn, and works regularly as a professional pianist and organist. Currently residing in Stavanger, Norway, Arfon is a member of the Stavanger Brass Band, working as a session musician, conductor and educator.
Thorsten Benkenstein is one of the most respected Lead Trumpet players around the world. Since 2005 he holds the position as Lead Trumpet in the NDR-Big Band in Hamburg.
Geoff Warren is a graduate from London University who studied flute with Derek Honner of the Royal Academy of Music.