Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Born in 1958 in Montreal, Canada, Khaner studied at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of the late Julius Baker. After serving as co-principal of the Pittsburgh Symphony and principal of the Cleveland Orchestra and Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, he has been Principal Flute of the Philadelphia Orchestra since 1990.
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.
Born in Austria in 1987, Simon Plötzender first began playing the trumpet and piano at age of nine.
A seasoned jazz veteran, virtuosic trumpeter and prolific composer, Randy Brecker’s horn has graced the bandstands and recordings of Horace Silver, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Charles Mingus, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, Duke Pearson, Frank Foster and Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra. As a first call studio player, Brecker’s trumpet has also energized innumerable studio sessions by artists ranging from James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen and Parliament-Funkadelic to David Sanborn, Jaco Pastorius, and Frank Zappa.
Lisa Nelsen is internationally recognised for her versatility as a flute soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, educator and ensemble coach, and mentor in performance practices.
Vicente Campos has got the Special Award of Honor of superior degree, specializing in trumpet, 1st.
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.
Paul Eshelby is a musician whose career has seen him play as a member of the BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra, the BBC Radio Orchestra and BBC Big Band, as well as work with many of the world's leading artists ranging from Ella Fitzgerald to Pavarotti, via Freddie Mercury and Queen. Paul also teaches trumpet at Eton College and is a Professor of Trumpet at the Royal College of Music.