Oboe - Caroline Lalanne
Caroline Lalanne started playing the oboe at the age of 17. A year and a half later she was accepted to Conservatoire de Musique du Québec à Montréal at the pre-college programme where she studied under Bernard Jean. Love took her over the Atlantic to Sweden where she studied Musicology and Chamber Music under Professor Alf Nilsson before being admitted to the Academy of Music and Drama at Gothenburg University in 2006. She studied under Mårten Larsson, solo oboe of the Swedish National Orchestra (GSO). Caroline has also taken masterclasses for Hansjörg Schellenberger, Louise Pellerin, Normand Forget, David Friedmann-Strunck. Caroline is an active chamber and orchestral musician in Gothenburg and the south west region of Sweden. She has recently started playing the baroque oboe in order to enlarge her repertoire of passion: chamber music.
Clarinet - Beatrice Seyzeriat
Beatrice grew up in Fevik, Norway. She began playing the clarinet when she was 9 years old and knew early on that it was the clarinet that would become her career path. After high school, Beatrice moved to Bergen to study at the Grieg Academy under teachers Lars Kristian Brynhildsen and Håkon Nilsen. After three years she went on a new adventure and moved to Sweden to study under Urban Claesson at the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg. She also completed a Masters of Fine Arts in Music with Specialization in Symphonic Orchestra Performance. Currently Beatrice is working as a freelance musician and teacher. She has played with several professional orchestras and chambermusic groups in Sweden and is a permanent member of the chambermusic groups: Dolce Trio, Duo Marinett, SeyzeriatFronczak and Trio Aquilo.
Bassoon - Samer Massaad
Samer grew up in Gothenburg, Sweden, in a family of musicians. He started his carreer as a flutist but realized at the age of 13 how much more sought-after you are as a bassoonist. He has studied at the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg under Anders Engström and Christer Nyström at bachelor level as well as in the Master's Programme in Orchestral Performance. He's performed in dozens of orchestral productions and chamber music concerts, both during his studies and professionally, and he has played as a substitute in many professional orchestras. Samer is also an enthusiastic contrabassoonist and has studied and performed many original compositions for contrabassoon. Currently Samer is working as a freelance musician and a teacher where his primary focus is on orchestral productions and job auditions.