Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Born in Palermo, Riccardo Crocilla moved with his family to Genoa, where he commenced his clarinet studies at the Paganini Conservatory under G. Laruccia.
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).
Baritone sax player, composer and educator Katharina (Tini) Thomsen is building a strong following for her unique style of high-energy jazz-rock with her bands MaxSax and Q4 wowing audiences at festivals and venues across Europe.
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.
Juan Diego Sáez Miranda
The saxophonist Juan Diego Sáez, professor of saxophone at the Conservatorio Superior de Málaga, starts as a Yamaha artist.
Very active for the past 25 years, both as a soloist and as member of chamber music ensembles and orchestras.
A gifted trombonist, conductor, composer and arranger, world-renowned musician Wycliffe Gordon grew up in Waynesboro, Georgia in the United States. He was musically influenced at a young age by his father, Lucius Gordon, a classical pianist and teacher.
Dieter Flury is solo flutist of the Vienna Philharmonic and a long lasting Yamaha Artist. He plays on a 14k golden flute.