FLUTE: Robert Aitken
studied composition in Toronto, flute in Paris and at the
Conservatorio Santa Cecilia. He served as flutist of
the CBS Symphony Orchestra and as principal flute
in Toronto, after which he devoted himself to solo
performances. He was director of the Advanced Studies in Music
at the Banff Centre for Fine Arts in Alberta. Later he became
a professor of flute at the Musikhochschule Freiburg in Germany.
RECORDER: Kees Boeke
studied recorder with Frans Brüggen and cello with Anner Bijlsma
at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Netherlands. He has
by now recorded more than 60 CDs. Boeke is professor
of recorder at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Zürich,
Switzerland. In 2006, he was named Full Professor
at the Institut für Alte Musik in Trossingen, Germany.
CLARINET: Eduard Brunner
started his musical studies at the Conservatory of Basel
and continued in Paris. He was first clarinet with the
Munich’s Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and now is
Professor of Clarinet and Chamber Music at the
Hochschule für Musik Saar in Saarbrücken, Germany.
His concerts have taken him around the world and he
recorded more than 250 works for clarinet, including
recordings with Alfred Brendel, András Schiff and Gidon Kremer.
SAXOPHONE: Dejan Presicek
graduated at the Frankfurt Academy of Music. He underwent
further development in the master class of Jean-Marie Londeix
in Bordeaux. Since 1998 Dejan Presicek works as a professor
for saxophon and music education in Ljubljana. As a soloist and
chamber musician he has performed at many festivals and concert
halls around Europe. He has recorded for various radio and television
houses (BBC London, Baywerischer Rundfunk, Radio Lisboa)
and has participated in recording numerous CDs.
OBOE: Ingo Goritzki
studied in Detmold, Germany, and took courses with
Pablo Casals and Sándor Végh in Paris. He was the solo
for the Symphonieorchester Basel, Switzerland and for
the Radio Symphony Orchestra Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
He became professor at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik
und Theater in Hannover, Germany. He later accepted
a similar position at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik
und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart, Germany.
BASSOON: Otis Klöber
studied piano, bassoon and conducting in Hannover and
Berlin, Germany. In 1998 he became solo bassoonist
for the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra. He holds classes
at the ArtEZ School of Music in Enschede; Netherlands.
Since 2004 he has been director and conductor of the
MUSIC CONSERVATOIRE MÜNSTER: Reinbert Evers
is Professor of Classical Guitar at the Musikhochschule Münster,
and since 1995 he has been Dean. He studied in Düsseldorf
and Vienna. As a soloist and chamber musician, the guitarist
has toured Europe and Asia. He recorded several CDs,
and International Master classes have made him well known
as guitar teacher.