Beyond repetitive afro-trance-percussion and incorporating a wide array of styles, this quartet (Jan- Frederick Behrend Wolfgang Rummel, Andrej Kauffmann, Stephan Krause) crosses through classical repertoire, new music, rock, jazz and drum’n’bass. We are very pleased to be able to official welcome Elbtonal Percussion to the Yamaha Artist family.
Born in Leonberg, Germany, in 1981 he had his first piano and percussion lessons at the age of 9.
Don Liuzzi was born and raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts, and completed high school at the Franklin Learning Center in Philadelphia. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan and his Master of Music degree from Temple University. Before joining The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1989, Mr. Liuzzi was a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony percussion section from 1982 to 1989.
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Percussion Section
The Orchestra plays for nearly all performances given by The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet on the main stage of the Royal Opera House, under Music Directors Antonio Pappano (The Royal Opera) and Koen Kessels (The Royal Ballet).
Après des études au Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, où il obtient un Premier Prix en Percussion, Jean Geoffroy a su, dans le monde de la percussion, s’inventer un chemin personnel qui l’a conduit à susciter et à jouer de nombreuses oeuvres.
Ria Ideta was born 1982 in Vienna to a musical family. At the age of six, she began playing the piano and marimba in Japan.