Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Nicholas Carpenter started his musical education as a chorister at St. Paul’s Cathedral and gave his first solo performance on the clarinet at the age of ten. After winning the inaugural National Chamber Music Competition for Schools with his playing of the Mozart Clarinet Quintet he spent four years at the Royal College of Music, London, where he studied with Dame Thea King and John McCaw and enjoyed a prize-winning studentship.
Simon Gresswell, born in Queensbury, is a former member of Black Dyke Mills, Desford Colliery, Faireys and YBS Bands and is currently playing with the Brighouse & Rastrick Band.
An artiste with an exceptional talent who has made a name for himself as one of the finest trumpet players in the world today, (London, www.4barsrest.com ) Yamaha Performing Artist Rex Richardson has become one of the busiest crossover trumpet virtuosos on the international scene.
Calling Till Brönner the new aspiring German trumpet talent is obsolete, since he has sold more records than any other German jazz musician. He plays big time now and is well known in the New York jazz circuit, which itself is top of the crop.” ME SOUNDS/Rolling Stone
Wayne Bergeron is now enjoying a career as one of the most active players on the Los Angeles scene. With studio dates, International touring, jazz concerts, guest soloist appearances and clinics he has no intention of slowing down.
Vicente Campos has got the Special Award of Honor of superior degree, specializing in trumpet, 1st.
Bernhard Röthlisberger is principal clarinet and bass clarinet player in Berner Symphonieorchester (Bern, Switzerland) and teacher at Zurich, Bern and Lucerne Conservatoires.
Steven Walsh has performed as principal Euphonium with many of the UK's greatest brass bands and has a huge range of accolades under his belt including the European Brass Band Championships, the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain, the British Opens and many solo prizes.