Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Katrina Marzella has been hailed as the leading baritone horn player of her generation.
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Karolina Santl Zupan
Karolina Šantl Zupan is one of the most sought after flute professors in Europe. Currently based at both the Ljubljana Academy of Music and Zagreb Academy of Music, she has performed in various chamber ensembles and during her career has performed as both a soloist and as an orchestral player with a number of high profile orchestras.
Jan Smets was born in Tongeren in 1975 and started his musical studies on the euphonium, with Argo Penné, at the Tongeren music academy.
Nobuya Sugawa is an internationally acclaimed saxophonist whom Japan is very much proud of. He has assumed a role of the concert master of Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra for almost 22 years from 1989 through 2010. Currently along with the activities as a soloist, he performs as a member of Trouvère Quartet. He also serves as the resident conductor of Yamaha Symphonic Band, and is a visiting professor of Tokyo University of Arts.
Lars Karlin is a Swedish trombonist and arranger living in Berlin, Germany. He started trombone studies at the age of twelve under Hans-Göran Olson at the Music School in Borlänge, Sweden.
Andrea Tofanelli is one of the most outstanding trumpet players in the international jazz scene. Born in Italy, he already performed with almost all great jazz musicians all over the world.