Tom Wolfs (Geleen, 1989) received his first clarinet lessons at the age of eight. After graduating from a grammar school, he moved to Amsterdam to study clarinet at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. He followed a bachelor with Arno Piters and a master with Hans Colbers and graduated cum laude in the summer of 2014.
For the seasons 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Tom acquired an internship at the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra (NedPho). He also regularly relocates with the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, the Residentie Orkest, the Gelders Orkest, the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonie Zuidnederland and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
At the same time as studying at the conservatory, Tom studied music at the University of Amsterdam. For the master Arts and Culture (Musicology) he received his diploma a few months ago.
Teacher recorder and flute.
Flute player Rieneke Brink (1988) obtained her Bachelor’s degree in 2010 at the Conservatory of Rotterdam where she studied with Vincent Cortvrint. She followed her master’s degree at Pirmin Grehl at the conservatory of Lucerne, Switzerland. In 2012 she obtained her Master’s degree with distinction there.
As a freelance flutist Rieneke is active in a wide field. Together with Jesse Faber and Paloma de Beer she forms the blazer trio Dividivi3. Rieneke replaces in various ensembles and orchestras, including the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and the Netherlands Wind Ensemble. In addition, she is co-initiator of ‘Ensemble PEP!’. PEP! goes on tour in the summer by bike and gives concerts at special locations in the Netherlands.
From 2012-2014 Rieneke was flutist at the JongNBE, an ensemble that is coached by musicians from the Netherlands Wind Ensemble. During her studies, Rieneke performed with the Ricciotti Ensemble for people who normally do not come into contact with classical music.
Rieneke gives flute lessons to pupils from young to old at Harmoniecorps Tuindorp in Amsterdam-Noord and in her own teaching practice in Leiden.
more information about Rieneke can be found on her own website www.rienekebrink.nl
Bernardo Alcalá Tello
Berny received his bachelor’s degree in 2013 at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Murcia in Spain. He decided to do his Master at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Arno Piters. This was achieved in 2015. Since then, Berny has been active in various ensembles and orchestras, including guest appearances at Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht, Orchestra of the East, Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Het Promenade Orkest and the Concertgebouw Orchestra. In addition, he is the first clarinetist at the National Symphonic Chamber Orchestra and several other chamber orchestras abroad.