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.
Bart De Lausnay
In 2004, Bart graduated from the Conservatory of Ghent as a master of music – in Classical Music with Michel Takashi and Luc De Dass.
Bernhard Röthlisberger is principal clarinet and bass clarinet player in Berner Symphonieorchester (Bern, Switzerland) and teacher at Zurich, Bern and Lucerne Conservatoires.
Saxofon soloist, Teacher at Academia de Música de Alcobaça, Teacher at Sociedade Filarmónica Turquelense
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.
Britta Jacobs has been a solo flutist of the German Radio Philharmonic Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern since 2007.
Principal clarinet of Orchestra and Symphonic band of Santa Maria da Feira / Teacher on the “Conservatório de Música Calouste Gulbenkian” of Braga city
The CeDeL saxophone quartet is a young, contemporary ensemble that first met at the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven in 2007. The members of the Cedel Quartet are Peter Cverle: soprano saxophone, Vincent Alpaerts: alto saxophone, Jitse Coopman: tenor saxophone and Pieter Legacy: baritonsaxophone.
Chris Minh Doky
Chris Minh Doky stands out as one of the most talented bass players in contemporary music. The artist is regarded among the masters of the upright bass widely recognized for his passionate delivery and extraordinary technical gifts. Born into a musical family in Copenhagen, Denmark, Doky was motivated and taught by his father, learning to play the piano at age six.