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Last Name: Oktetto Amsterdam
Bio: Oktetto Amsterdam (the Netherlands) plays on original classical instruments, and consists of Vincent van Ballegooyen and Paul van der Linden (Oboe), Joost Hekel and Jochen Seggelke (clarinet), Eva-Maria Görres and Sylvia-Judith Görres (horn), Eckart Lenzing and Thomas Kiefer (bassoon), and Dr. Jürgen Eppelsheim (contrabassoon). They met for the first time at the Harmony-Symposium in Kronach (Germany). In the same year they participated in the international competition Musica Antiqua Flanders and reached the finale. Besides studying modern instruments, the members of the group study classical instruments at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague and the Folkwang College of Music in Essen.
Source: IDRS Rotterdam Conference, 1995