comes from the North of Austria. He started playing the clarinet at early age. The Saxophone became a vocation when discovering Vienna's various scenes for music. Studies of Jazz- and Classical-Saxophone opened a wide range of activities. Gueststudies in Boston (USA) and Paris completed this constant curiosity. Since 2000 he is a member of "Klangforum Wien", one of the most renowned contemporary classical music ensembles. Guest appearances have teamed him with Classical Orchestras like Vienna Philharmonic and various Bigbands and Jazzensembles. His own projects reach from classical chamber music with piano, over Theatre-music, to Free-Improvised-music. Since 2008 he holds the Professorship for Classical Saxophone in Graz (Austria). Irén Seleljo
was born 1987 in Uzhgorod (Ukraine) and started to learn the piano under the tutelage of her mother, followed by the studies with Erzsèbet Belàk at the St. Stephan Music-High School (Budapest). 2006-2011 she was studying at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music (Budapest) with Professors Attila Némethy and István Gulyás. In 2008 Irén spent a semester at the Bard College (USA), she had piano lessons with Prof. Jeremy Denk. After she got the Master Degree at the Academy as a Soloist Performer and Teacher, she continued her studies (Instrumental Accompaniment) at the Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität in the class of Prof. Denise Benda. Irèn Seleljo is a requested chamber musician and plays regularly concerts with various instrumentalists. Her repertoire covers several classical music styles, however in the past years she developed a special attention to the contemporary music. Since 2013 she is working as piano accompanist at the Kunstuniversität Graz and at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien.
Gerald Preinfalk, saxophone
Iren Seleljo, piano