Joshua Jones

Saxophone

Born in South Wales, saxophonist Joshua Jones received his Bachelor of Music Degree with First Class Honours from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. He was then awarded the Countess of Munster Musical Trust Scholarship to complete his Master of Music from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. His mentors include Lara James. Rob Buckland, Gerard McChrystal and Andy Scott. Inspired by the Dutch school of saxophone playing, he undertook a further semester of study with Johan van der Linden at the Utrechts Conservatorium in the Netherlands which led to an invitation to perform alongside the innovative and trailblazing Nederlands Blazers Ensemble. Joshua Jones is a two-time winner of the June Emerson Wind Music Launchpad Prize and a finalist of the Sir Ian Stoutzker Prize for the Most Outstanding Musician. He is a founding member of the Adventus Quartet and Chameleon and has appeared as soloist with the RWCMD Symphony Orchestra performing Michael Kamen's Concerto for Saxophone. He has performed for HRH The Prince of Wales and alongside Welsh artists Katherine Jenkins and Dame Shirley Bassey. Joshua Jones came to Hong Kong in 2017 and is currently a saxophone instructor at M.int Academy.

鍾書華

色士風

色士風演奏家鍾書華生於烕爾斯南部,以一級榮譽畢業於皇家威爾斯音樂與戲劇學院,之後憑明斯特伯爵夫人音樂信託獎學金,在曼徹斯特皇家北方音樂學院完成音樂碩士課程。他先後受教於拉拿‧詹姆斯、洛伯‧畢克蘭、傑拉‧麥紀基陶、安迪‧史葛等。他接觸了荷蘭 色士風 學派後,深受啟發,於是再到荷蘭烏德勒支音樂學院,向約翰‧凡特林頓學習了一個學期,更因此接受到邀請,與荷蘭拓荒者樂團這隊音樂界開路先鋒合作演奏。鍾書華迄今已兩度贏得愛瑪生管樂入門獎,並且入圍史陶札卡爵士獎最傑出樂手比賽的總決賽。他是英國樂隊冒險四重奏、變色龍樂團的創團樂手,曾在皇家威爾斯音樂與戲劇學院交響樂團的音樂會中擔任獨奏,演奏米高‧卡文的色士風協奏曲。又曾與另兩位威爾斯樂人嘉芙蓮‧詹金斯及莎莉‧貝西在威爾斯親王御前獻藝。鍾書華2017年來港,現於音樂機構萬音天地教授色士風。

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