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- Keiko Abe
Keiko Abe is known as an international marimba player and a great composer in modern marimba world. She has performed in more than 60 countries with prominent orchestras, percussion groups and Jazz artists beyond genres.
- Axoum Duo
Recognized for their excellent musical skills and virtuoso performances, Axoum Duo is one of the most diverse groups representing a number of different styles in today`s music. Through their own musical language they perform a repertoire mostly consisting of compositions and arrangements written by Gabriel Collet, specifically for the duo.
In addition to their concert activities, the duo writes soundtracks for documentaries and works with different musicians, singers, dancers and painters. Fully committed to contemporary music, they have made many first performances of new pieces, some of which have been dedicated to them.
- Simone Beneventi
Simone Beneventi is a percussionist dedicated to the study and dissemination of New Music. He works together with several of the greatest living composers such as Battistelli, Billone, Casale and Dufourt.
- Don Liuzzi
Don Liuzzi was born and raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts, and completed high school at the Franklin Learning Center in Philadelphia. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan and his Master of Music degree from Temple University. Before joining The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1989, Mr. Liuzzi was a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony percussion section from 1982 to 1989.
- Mike Mainieri
Born on July 24, 1938, in the Bronx, New York, Mike Mainieri started to learn vibraphone from the age of 12 and made his professional debut at the age of 14. After performing as a member of the Buddy Rich Band, he served as a pioneer in the New York style fusion movement as a band leader of legendary groups, including White Elephant, L'Image, STEPS and STEPS AHEAD together with Steve Gadd, Michael Brecker and other artists in 1970s.
- Isao Nakamura
Isao Nakamura has taught at the Internationalen Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt (1994-2006), Akiyoshidai International Contemporary Music Seminar and Festival in Japan (1991-1998) and is Professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe since 1992.
- Claudio Santangelo
(Marimbista e Compositore)
- Franz Schindlbeck
Born in 1967 in Mallersdorf, Mr. Schindlbeck began drumming at age five. After serving as principal percussionist at the Mannheim Nationaltheater, he joined the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1992. While mastering classical percussion, he is also actively performing as a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Jazz Group and appears at numerous jazz festivals. In addition, Mr. Schindlbeck teaches younger musicians as an advisor at the Herbert von Karajan Foundation and as a professor at the Academy of Music Hanns Eisler Berlin.
- Stian Sopp
Born April 10, 1993 in Biri, Norway, Stian is one of the young and talented percussionists in Norway.
- Tchiki Duo
Jacques Hostettler & Nicolas Suter accomplish their percussions studies with Stéphane Borel, and founded the Tchiki duo in 2006.
Revealed in 2007, the duo receive the active support from Keiko Abe, Nebojsa Zivkovic et Peter Prommel, whom recognise in the Tchiki duo a great musical and artistic potential. Since 2008, Tchiki duo performs in Europe and Japan, mainly as marimba duo, soloist with orchestra, string camerata and marimba ensemble.