- Etni Molletones
is Flute Soloist of Staatskapelle Karlsruhe symphonic orchestra and Miyazawa´s International Artist. He is a flute-player from Venezuela, who is currently studying at the Musikhochschule of Freiburg in the class of Prof. Mario Caroli.
Upon his arrival in Europe he has already won prizes at numerous international competitions such as: International Flute Competition "Jeune Flûtiste" in Paris-France (1st prize); International Flute Competition "Concours Artistique" in Epinal-France (1st prize); International Flute Competition "Dinu Lipatti" in Bucharest-Romania (1st prize); International Flute Competition "Domenico Cimarosa" in Aversa-Italy (1st prize); International Music Competition in Berlin (Golden Prize). Etni was awarded with the "Pierre Pfimlin" prize in the city of Strasbourg, as the best student in chamber music and flute. He participated at important festivals such as: "Hands on Research" in Aveiro-Portugal, "Flautissimo" in Rome-Italy, and The Nederlands Fluit Genootschap in Holland.
Etni comes from being first Flute of the prestigious Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. He had the opportunity to play under the baton of important conductors such as: Claudio Abbado, Lorin Maazel, Sir. Simon Rattle, Daniel Barenboim, Frühbeck de Burgos, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Gustavo Dudamel with whom he had numerous international tours playing in prestigious venues such as: Philharmonie in Berlin, the Konzerthaus in Vienna, the Salle Pleyel in Paris, the Theater Alla Scala in Milan, KKL Luzern, Royal Albert Concert Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, Walt Disney Concert Hall, among others.
As a soloist he has played with orchestras such as: Sibiu Philharmonic Orchestra, Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of Camera Cittá di Fondi, Yaracuy Symphony Orchestra, among others.
At the moment he is involved in the process to prefect with Prof. Mario Caroli who makes up the board of directors of the Cultural and Educational Musical Foundation for Human Development "OPUS sounds and life", a non-profit organization through which he makes an important musical and social contribution for the young musicians of his country.
- Pianist Luca Ferrini
studied piano, harpsichord, organ and organ composition. He graduated with distinction at the Music conservatories in Trieste and Udine, Italy. During the last thirty years he has performed as a pianist, harpsichordist and organist on more than thousand concerts in Europe, Asia, Central and South America and Australia (St. Petersburg, Beijing, Venice, Ljubljana, Vienna, Dublin, Malta, Seoul, Odessa, Kaunas, Ulan Bator, Brussel, Prague, Budapest, Bucharest, Zagreb, Belgrade, Copenhagen, Madrid, Brisbane, Melbourne, Hobart, Buenos Aires, etc.). Luca worked with renown musicians and conductors and had performed as a soloist, as a chamber musician and as a member of different orchestras. His large repertoire includes pieces from renaissance to contemporary music. In addition to his 30 CD records (as soloist and chamber musician) he has made numerous radio and television recordings with a variety of European broadcasting companies. As a professor Luca takes part at many piano and harpsichord seminars. Until now Luca has been an official piano accompanist at international summer academies and instrumental competitions in Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Belgium, Poland, Mexico and China. As a teacher he worked at National Conservatories in Trieste, Udine, Brescia, Salerno (Italy), Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Klagenfurt (Austria). Luca worked as a piano accompanist at Academy of Music Ljubljana. Luca is a professor of piano, harpsichord, chamber music and piano accompanist at the Koper Secondary School for Arts.