XXII International Brass Festival Italian Brass Week

24 Luglio

Kortenhoef Brass Quintet

Kortenhoef Brass Quintet
  • Alex de Haan - trumpet: Started playing drums at age 8 and trumpet at age 10.  Plays in several bands:  Big Bad Bruce, Horns inda House, RAVage, Geen Hofkapel, and with this brass quintet.
  • David Schouten van der Velden - trumpet:  Policeman with the Dutch national water-police.  Plays with the Dutch national Police band.
  • Nick Thomas - horn:  Retired civil engineer / infrastructure project manager.  Plays in amateur orchestras and chamber ensembles in and around Amsterdam.
  • Ben Schouten van der Velden - trombone:  Started playing drums at age 6.  Later baritone and trombone.  Now playing in the Utrechts Jazz Orkest, Blech Bizarr and other local ensembles.
  • Jos Luijer - tuba:  Comes from a large musical family and has played tuba since a very young age.  Plays in Geen Hofkapel  and other wind ensembles.