Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Dave Bishop began playing the recorder at 7 years of age, moving to the saxophone aged 10. At 11, Dave joined his first big band before joining the National Youth Jazz Orchestra at 13 where he enjoyed 11 years recording and performing throughout the World.
Jan Smets was born in Tongeren in 1975 and started his musical studies on the euphonium, with Argo Penné, at the Tongeren music academy.
Jan Jakub Bokun
Jan Jakub Bokun is a Polish clarinetist and conductor. Graduated summa cum laude from Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wrocław and obtained further postgraduate training with Guy Dangain at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.
Piergiuseppe Doldi is the Principal Trumpet of the Gran Teatro La Fenice in Venice and is one of the most highly regarded trumpeters in Europe.
Steven Walsh has performed as principal Euphonium with many of the UK's greatest brass bands and has a huge range of accolades under his belt including the European Brass Band Championships, the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, the British Opens and many solo prizes.
Markus Bebek was born in 1975 in Nürnberg, and studied from 1998 with Prof. Günther Beetz at the Musikhochschule Mannheim. Here he obtained his Diploma in 2004 and a 'Solist Diploma' in 2006. Presently he is Assistant Principal Trumpet at the “Opern- und Museumsorchester Frankfurt/Main” which is well-known as one of the best opera orchestras in Germany.
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.