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VFJO: Mentors


Guest Conductors 2020

John Axelrod
Stanislav Kochanovsky

more to be announced


Coaches 2019

Coachings, sectional rehearsals and private lessons are led by a roster of established orchestra members from around the world, many of whom are former musicians of the Verbier Festival Orchestra. The 2020 coaches will be announced soon.

Violin
David Ballesteros, London Symphony Orchestra
Giovanni Radivo, Orchestre National de Lyon

Viola
German Clavijo, London Symphony Orchestra

Cello
Heiner Reich,  Luzerner Sinfonieorchester

Double Bass
Mary Wheelock Javian, Philadelphia Curtis Institute of Music

Flute
Jessica Dalsant, Accademia del Ridotto

Oboe
Johannes Grosso, Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester

Clarinet
Aleksandar Tasic, Novi Sad Academy of Arts

Bassoon
Lola Descours, Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester

Horn
Robin Paillette, Orchestre National d’Île-de-France

Trumpet
Philipp Hutter, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester

Trombone
Jonathan Reith, Orchestre de Paris

Percussion
Samuli Viitanen, Finnish National Opera Orchestra