Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
In a career spanning two decades, Dave Koz has established himself as a platinum-selling artist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, and instrumental music advocate. A six-time GrammyR nominee, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009.
Lisa’s overriding passion for the stage is evident in concert, classes and adjudications for festivals.
Famous Flute and solo Piccolo player at “La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra” of Milan devised the Yamaha Piccolo, “YPC 91 and 92 Simeoli Model”.
Paweł Gusnar teaches saxophone at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and at the Lodz Academy of Music.
Life’s intended path is often affected by timing and sudden opportunity. The fortunes of YolanDa Brown, for example, although always driven by her talent, intelligence and facility to get things done, have at crucial moments offered up some unexpected options.
John Bruce Yeh
John Bruce Yeh joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 1977, the first Asian musician ever appointed to the CSO, and is now the longest-serving clarinetist in CSO history.
Geoff Warren is a graduate from London University who studied flute with Derek Honner of the Royal Academy of Music.
Marko Dzomba is an internationally active soloist and chamber musician. He has performed in England, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Serbia, Norway, Romania, the Czech Republic and in concert halls such as the Konzerthaus Vienna, Musikverein Wien, Brucknerhaus Linz, MuTh Wien, Ljubljana Philharmonic, Kulturni Dom Nova Gorica, RNCM Manchester and others.
In 2008, at the age of 12, Peter Moore became the youngest ever winner of the BBC Young Musician Competition. At the age of 18 he was appointed co-principal trombone of the London Symphony Orchestra and in 2015 joined the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist scheme.
Mathieu Dufour is principal flute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 1999. Before coming to Chicago, he was principal flute solo of the Paris National Opera Orchestra from 1996 to 1999. Prior to his appointment there, he served as principal flute solo of the Orchestra National du Capitole de Toulouse for three years.