Born: June 24, 1980 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
LUKAS FREI • trumpet, flügelhorn, composition Born on June 24, 1980 in Basel, Switzerland.
Studies 2008 - present: Master of Advanced Studies in Music Management, Hochschule der Künste Bern 2005 - 2008: Composition (with Bert Joris, Klaus König, Frank Sikora, Rainer Tempel) at Hochschule der Künste Bern 2003 - 2008: Jazz Trumpet (with Bert Joris, Stephan Geiser, Matthieu Michel) and Pedagogy at Hochschule der Künste Bern 1999 - 2002: Lessons with Peter Schärli and Fabian Kuratli at the Jazz School Luzern
He had the chance to work and play with Kenny Wollesen (USA), Enrico Pieranunzi (I), Billy Cobham (USA), Philip Catherine (B), Adrian Mears (AUS), The Himalayas (USA), Poets Of Rhythm (DE/USA), Lucerne Jazz Orchestra, Millenium Jazz Orchestra (NL), Bert Joris (B), Swiss Jazz School Orchestra a.o.
Appearances at the festivals of Willisau, Montreux, Langnau, Bern, Bologna (I), Belfort (F)
Masterclasses with Wallace Roney, Michael Brecker, Claudio Roditi, Daniel Schnyder and Matthias Rüegg
Awards:2008: Finalist at the International ArtEZ Composition Contest, Enschede (NL) 2006/2007: Member of the Generations Fellowship Award Band 2006 with Adrian Mears and Roman Schwaller (more...) 2005: Finalist at the "Competition of Young Soloists" at the Jazzparade in Fribourg (CH)
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Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students