The French percussionist and marimba player, Jean Geoffroy, studied at at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris where he won first prize in percussion in 1985.
Senior Lecturer at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Teacher, chamber musician and soloist.
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.
Guy Frisch began his musical studies at the Luxembourg Conservatory of Music before moving on to the Strasbourg Conservatory. Having completed his time at the Strasbourg Conservatory, Guy Frisch went on to study at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague where he passed the Master of Music degree. From then on, he has devoted his career to contemporary and improvised music and his musical repertoire includes works by Berio, Ferneyhough, Kagel, Lachenmann and Xenakis. In addition to this, Guy has also featured in creations by Campana, Donatoni, Dillon, Jarrell, Toeplitz, Matalon, Pauset, Mullenbach, Kerger, Reuter, among others. He has been actively involved in a number of projects with groups such as ö, Accroche Note, Le Quiproquo, and Bruits Défendus in France and with Alter Ego in Roma.
Henrik M. Schmidt
Percussionist with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Professor for orchestral percussion and ensemble at the Rostock University of Music and Theatre
French – Polish percussionists and marimbists known as AXOUM DUO. Internationally acclaimed artists. Elwira Slazak both appears as a soloist and as a member of Axoum Duo. Gabriel Collet, besides his performance activities, he is active as a composer and arranger, creating music for documentaries, animated movies as well as writing orchestral music and pop songs.
Born in China. Graduated with the first International Artist Diploma in Solo Percussion from the Royal Northern College of Music, UK with a full scholarship.
Ms. Kamiya actively presents concerts and masterclasses throughout Japan and abroad. She has served on the juries of international competitions in 10 countries.