The saxophone player

Hayrapet Arakelyan

Soprano saxophone

was born in Yerevan, Armenia, in 1991.

He studied music at the music conservatory Yerevan (Bachelor‘s degree), MUK Vienna, Folkwang University of the Arts Essen (Master‘s degree; Major Duo for Pianists) and at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Cologne (Master‘s degree; Major Saxophone).

From the beginning of his career (National Competition Jugend Musiziert, 1st prize) until today (Supersonic Award for the album „Couleurs d‘un Rêve), H. Arakelyan has received numerous awards.

Guerino Bellarosa

Baritone saxophone

was born in Atripalda, Italy, in 1984.

He completed a music degree “Classical Saxophone“ in Italy under the instruction of Marco Vanni and Federico Mondelci, as well as in Paris under instruction of Jean Michel Goury (Bachelor‘s degree & Master‘s degree with distinction). G. Bellarosa has received numerous awards, such as the 1st prize at the Francesco Cilea Competition and also at the Salieri Zinetti Competition in Verona (1st prize and debut recital in New York). He regularly performs at renowned international festivals (e.g. at the New York Chamber Music Festival).