Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Steven Devolder started his musical education with the age of 8 at the music academy of Harelbeke.
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.
Artis Sīmanis is the founder of the Riga Saxophone Quartet (1992) as well as the initiator and Artistic Director of the International Saxophone Music Festival Saxophonia.
Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Bobby began playing the guitar at the age of eight and switched to the trumpet at ten. By the time he was thirteen he was playing at local dances with a number of bands and by fifteen had put together his own group to play at dances, occasional concerts and in jazz coffee houses.
Jeff Coffin is internationally known saxophonist, composer and educator. He is the 3 time Grammy Award winning saxophonist (since 1997) of one of the most innovative and ground breaking fusion groups of the last 20 years, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones.
Described as a mix of Harry James and Doris Day, Georgina’s unique talents are well known and respected within the music profession.
Portuguese tubist and Yamaha artist Sérgio Carolino started his tuba studies at the early age of 11 in Lisbon’s Conservatory