Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Omar Tomasoni is principal trumpet player with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra since August 2013 and is Yamaha Artist.
Jan Smets was born in Tongeren in 1975 and started his musical studies on the euphonium, with Argo Penné, at the Tongeren music academy.
Clifford Brown and Maurice André had an active hand in launching Antoine Curé’s eclectic path
A very thorough trombone player and professor, very active for the past 20 years in taking part in brass ensembles (Melos Brass, Athens State Orchestra brass ensemble etc.)
The CeDeL saxophone quartet is a young, contemporary ensemble that first met at the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven in 2007. The members of the Cedel Quartet are Peter Cverle: soprano saxophone, Vincent Alpaerts: alto saxophone, Jitse Coopman: tenor saxophone and Pieter Legacy: baritonsaxophone.
Sarah Markham is at the forefront of the Classical Saxophone in the UK, teaching at many of the top musical institutions across the country, as well as being a very active performing and recording saxophonist.
THOMAS HOOTEN is Principal Trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. He can be heard on numerous Los Angeles Philharmonic recordings, including Mahler's Ninth Symphony and Lutoslawski's Symphony No. 1.
Jeff Coffin is internationally known saxophonist, composer and educator. He is the 3 time Grammy Award winning saxophonist (since 1997) of one of the most innovative and ground breaking fusion groups of the last 20 years, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones.
Virtuoso and elegant, Romain Leleu is widely regarded as one of the leading trumpeter of his generation. « Instrumental soloist revelation » by the French Grammy Awards Victoires de la Musique, he has built an international career on the five continents, in recital as well as with world class orchestras.