Thilo Schaller, composer & sound designer

Thilo composes autonomous music as well as for various media contexts. His works have been performed in England, Scotland, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Tanzania, Spain, and Italy. Thilo’s music is often described as contemporary and accessible. His latest film score (composed under a pseudonym) has garnered a nomination for the Alberta Film and Television Awards 2014.

As a record producer/sound engineer Thilo has worked with various solo artists and orchestras in Europe and North America.

Steve Arscott, Designer

Tucked away in the Devon hills just outside Ashburton, Studio in the Sticks is a small design studio offering a personal hands-on approach to Branding, Graphic Design, Web Design & Development.

Steve has worked closely with us when designing our album covers. He’s a superb designer and we love the cross-medium collaboration that’s come out of it. If looking for a designer for your project, we highly recommend Studio in the Sticks.

Charlotte Bray, composer

Charlotte has had works commissioned by some of the most established performers and ensembles including London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, CBSO, BCMG, Ensemble 360, Britten Sinfonia, New London Children’s Choir, Opera North, Counterpoise, Mercury Quartet, Oberon Trio, Claire Booth, Lucy Schaufer, Ben Johnson, Roderick Williams, Jennifer Pike, Lawrence Power, Isang Enders, Julien Quentin and Mona Asuka Ott; and festivals, namely Aldeburgh, Cheltenham, Oxford Lieder, Aix-en-Provence, Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau, Festival 3B, Savannah and Verbier. Conductors who have performed her work include Oliver Knussen, Daniel Harding and Jac van Steen. Her orchestral work At the Speed of Stillness was commissioned by the BBC Proms in 2012 and premièred by the Aldeburgh World Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder. The piece will receive its US première in Tanglewood’s Festival of Contemporary Music in July 2014. Her first CD will be released this year as part of the NMC Debut Disc Series.

Betin Günes, composer

Since 1988 Betin Güneş is conductor of the Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Also the Ensemble Mondial and the Mondial Philharmonic Orchestra belonged to his permanent ensembles.

He successfully completed an active master class with Sergiu Celibidache.

As a guest conductor he worked amongst others from the Scotish Chamber Orchestra until WDR Rundfunkorchester as well as with all National Symphony Orchestras of Turkey.

Güneş toured through Europe, Asia and America – from Brazil to South-Korea, from Sweden to Spain.

Kyle Horch, Saxophonist

Kyle’s work as a freelance musician has involved him in performing across a wide range of orchestral, contemporary, chamber, and light music. He has worked with many well-known ensembles including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Composers Ensemble, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Royal Opera House, Philharmonia Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony, London Musici, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Mistral and Paragon Saxophone Quartets, Counterpoise, and Piccadilly Dance Orchestra. He is saxophone professor at the Royal College of Music in London.

Martin Robertson, saxophonist

While Martin immerses himself in contemporary music he continues to play the full range of classical repertoire from Villa-Lobos to Frank Martin to Glasunov. He is a regular guest of the major London orchestras both as a freelance musician and as a soloist.

Away from the concert platform Martin is frequently featured on film and TV sound tracks. Not only is he in demand as a saxophonist and clarinettist but can also be heard on ethnic woodwind instruments such as the Taragato and Duduk.