Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
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.
Katrina Marzella has been hailed as the leading baritone horn player of her generation.
Internationally renowned trumpet soloist Jens Lindemann has achieved a critically acclaimed career as one of the world’s great virtuosos.
Very active for the past 25 years, both as a soloist and as member of chamber music ensembles and orchestras.
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.
Jelka Weber is a flutist with the Berliner Philharmoniker and a highly regarded soloist and educator. Having played with some of Europe’s top orchestras, Jelka is also a highly regarded chamber musician.
In a career spanning two decades, Dave Koz has established himself as a platinum-selling artist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, and instrumental music advocate. A six-time GrammyR nominee, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009.
Franck PULCINI, from Limoges, started his musical studies at the Limoges Regional National Conservatory (Conservatoire National de Région de Limoges) under the mentorship of Gérard DUBARRY where he won a gold medal then a prix de la Ville (City Award).
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.
Nicholas Carpenter started his musical education as a chorister at St. Paul’s Cathedral and gave his first solo performance on the clarinet at the age of ten. After winning the inaugural National Chamber Music Competition for Schools with his playing of the Mozart Clarinet Quintet he spent four years at the Royal College of Music, London, where he studied with Dame Thea King and John McCaw and enjoyed a prize-winning studentship.