Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
The name Phil Woods evokes in most jazz fans the image of a sizzling hot tone and an intensely driving rhythmic pulse, as well as improvisations that grab listeners and never release. He's an alto saxophone player (and clarinetist) whose lineage is clearly rooted in Charlie Parker, Benny Carter and Johnny Hodges.
Diego Cajas Torres
Versátil clarinetista mexicano, apasionado de la música clásica,así como de la música contemporánea y experimental. Comprometido con la educación musical para impulsar a niños y jóvenes.
THOMAS HOOTEN is Principal Trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. He can be heard on numerous Los Angeles Philharmonic recordings, including Mahler's Ninth Symphony and Lutoslawski's Symphony No. 1.
Trombonista Mexicano que proviene de una familia de músicos que radican en el municipio de San Lorenzo Cacaotepec, Etla, en el Estado de Oaxaca, y que poseen una tradición musical de más de 100 años.
Mathieu Dufour is principal flute of the Berliner Philharmoniker, a position he has held since 2014. Before coming to Berlin, he was principal flute of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1999 to 2014.
Alheli Pimienta, transverse flute.
Alheli Pimienta, proudly Mexican woman who triumphs outside her country. Creator of the Flute Sprint method and one of the most prolific flute players in Mexico.
Peter-Lukas Graf is nowadays the doyen of international well-known flutists. After a decade of mainly conducting operas and symphonic concerts, he has been a professor in Basle.
David Bilger has held the position of principal trumpet of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 1995. Prior to joining the Orchestra, he held the same position with the Dallas Symphony.
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.
Nobuya Sugawa is an internationally acclaimed saxophonist whom Japan is very much proud of. He has assumed a role of the concert master of Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra for almost 22 years from 1989 through 2010. Currently along with the activities as a soloist, he performs as a member of Trouvère Quartet. He also serves as the resident conductor of Yamaha Symphonic Band, and is a visiting professor of Tokyo University of Arts.