Martine Grandjean
Flute
 

Born in the heart of Gruyère country, Martine Grandjean studied at the Fribourg and Geneva Conservatories. She then took masters classes with such well-known flautists as Peter-Lukas Graf, Patrick Gallois, Robert Dick and Emmanuel Pahud. Having always been drawn to the world of jazz, she also perfected her technique with Jérôme Thomas in Lausanne, and collaborates regularly with Stefan Aeby and Claude Schneider. Martine is one of the founding members of the Eole Quintette, and has been teaching at the Fribourg Music Conservatory since 1997.

 

 
Bruno Luisoni
Oboe
 

 

 

Bruno Luisoni started playing the oboe at the Fribourg Conservatory. In 2001, he earned his orchestra diploma with honors in Louise Pellerin’s class at the Zurich University of the Arts, and furthered his studies during two years in Munich in a master’s class with François Leleux. A member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, he was also English horn soloist in the Berlin Concert Orchestra from 2004-2006. Bruno is an active professor at the Fribourg Music Conservatory.

 
Yuji Noguchi
Clarinet
 

Born in Kawasaki, Japan, Yuji Noguchi graduated with honors in 2000 from the Tokyo College of Music.
After studying with Thomas Friedli in Geneva and receiving a soloist diploma under Frédéric Rapin in Lausanne in 2004, he entered the bass clarinet class of Ernesto Molinari at the Hochschule der Künste in Bern and received the Tschumi prize for the best soloist diploma of the year at his graduation in 2007.
Following his passion for contemporary music, including scenic music, music theatre or corporal expression, Yuji studied at the Hochscule der Künste in Bern with the Franco-Greek composer Georges Aperghis and his assistant, percussionist Françoise Rivalland. Yuji is now an assistant to Aperghis and Rivalland for this specialization.
Yuji also collaborated with young composers such as Raphaël Cendo, Miroslav Srnka, Xavier Dayer and Saed Haddad, among others.
He has taken master classes with Armand Angster and Alain Damiens at the Centre Acantes and has participated in festivals such as the Darmstadt Festival, Impuls in Graz, as well as the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra conducted by Pierre Boulez.
Yuji Noguchi is a member of the Ensemble Namascae.

 

http://www.yujinoguchi.com

 
St├ęphane Mooser
Horn
 

Stéphane Mooser was born in Bulle (Switzerland) in 1980. As a student at the Conservatory in Lausanne, he studied horn with Olivier Alvarez and natural horn with Olivier Darbellay. He obtained his teaching and concert diplomas in 2006. He also studied conducting with Hervé Klopfenstein and was awarded a certificate in 2003. He then perfected his horn playing in the class of Bruno Schneider at the “Hochschule für Musik de Freiburg im Breisgau” (Germany), where, in 2009, he received his Diploma with “High Honors”. 

Stéphane often collaborates with such well known ensembles as the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, the Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Geneva “Ensemble Contrechamps“ for contemporary music, the “Camerata Bern” or the “Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra“ from Toronto. He also never tires of playing chamber music in the most diverse groups, most notably with the woodwind quintet “Eole“ and the historical instruments sextet “Winds Unlimited“. Numerous concerts have seen Stéphane perform in the most prestigious halls in Switzerland and Europe, as well as in Israel, China, Canada and Costa Rica.

Stéphane Mooser plays as first horn in the Fribourg Chamber Orchestra since its inception in 2009, and he teaches at the Conservatories of both Fribourg and Lausanne.

 
Nicolas Michel
Basson
 

Nicolas Michel is a french bassoonist formed in the best school of Europe. With Jean-Claude Montac (Opéra de Paris) in Paris, Alberto Guerra (Ensemble Contrechamps, Geneva) in Lausanne and Lorenzo Alpert (Concerto Köln) in Geneva, he explored all the faces of the instrument, from the dulciana (Renaissance Bassoon) to the modern one.
He ‘s involved in different Swiss Orchestra, like the « Sinfonietta de Lausanne », he’s playing as first bassoon in the « Schweizerische Kammer Oper »,  and in Hortus Amoris, a baroque ensemble based in Lausanne area.

 

 


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