Welcome to the BrassClub Artist page, where we take great pride in showcasing our group of talented artists. From a wide range of instruments to diverse backgrounds, each artist represents a unique and exceptional talent. We are delighted to have you here, and we invite you to explore and celebrate the remarkable artistry of our featured musicians.
David Pérez -
Paul is one of the most creative brass players of his generation as an interpreter, composer, performer and improviser. He studied trumpet with Malte Burba and Mike Svoboda in Mainz and Basel and as a fellow of the International Ensemble Modern Academy in Frankfurt.
Concerts have taken him to the main festivals for contemporary music, such as Donaueschinger Musiktage and Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik, as a soloist and in a wide variety of chamber music and ensemble formations. He has appeared as a soloist with the WDR Symphony Orchestra, and plays regularly in groups as ensemble contrechamps, Ensemble Modern, zinc&copper, Ictus Ensemble and l'art pour l'art, as well as in his own formations MAM.manufaktur für aktuelle musik and hear now berlin.
His work includes intensive collaboration with composers of his generation to realize new works for a wide range of (brass) instruments and the exploration of new sounds - acoustic, thematic and social - in his own compositions and improvisations.
Paul is a prize winner of various national and international competitions, including the German Music Competition and the ensemblia composition prize. He was awarded a residency scholarship at the Cité des Arts in Paris in 2018 and has been a fellow of Junge Akademie | Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz since 2020.
Sigurjon Stefansson -
Sigurjon Stefansson is a Trumpet player from Austin, now residing in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from Baylor in 2021, and is currently freelancing and producing lo-fi jazz under the name Sig Sounds as of recently. Sig is a music aficionado, and is interested in many genres of music, from classical, to jazz, and metal. Aside from music, he is also a bike mechanic at Mello Velo, and enjoys riding bikes, climbing, and various other outdoor sports.
Lau Wen Rong -
Section trumpet of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and prizewinner of the International Trumpet Guild (ITG) Solo Competition in 2013, Lau Wen Rong completed his Master’s Degree with Raymond Mase at The Juilliard School under the Frieda and Harry Aronson Scholarship.
Wen Rong received his Bachelor of Music Degree from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music of the National University of Singapore, where he was awarded a full merit scholarship. His competition successes include 2nd place at the Pan-Asian soloist competition at Brass Explosion 2012, 2nd place in the prestigious Norman Cooper Chamber Music Competition held in Aberdeen (Brass Polish), and 1st place at the Singapore International Band Festival (Orchestra Collective).
Wen Rong has appeared with the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra, Juilliard Orchestra and the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra. He has also participated in music festivals such as the Pacific Music Festival (PMF) in Japan and was selected as a Fellow at the Aspen Music Festival in 2015. As an active chamber musician, he has performed with award-winning brass ensemble, Brass Polish (Singapore) and various other brass quintets in Singapore, taking part in outreach activities and bringing the joy of music to the public.
Wen Rong is a recipient of the 2015 RI-Darrell Ang Young Musicians’ Foundation Scholarship, Trailblazer Foundation Study Grant and National Arts Council Capability Development Grant. Wen Rong has studied with Jon Dante, Mark Gould, Joe Burgstaller, William Theis and Tay Jiun Ngiap. Wen Rong is currently on the faculty at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of music and he is a Yamaha Artist.
Carlos Gómez -