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Arno Bornkamp

Presentation:
    Since his solo debut in 1982, where he performed the famous “Concertino da Camera” by Jacques Ibert, Bornkamp received many invitations as soloist in compositions. He has also appeared as soloist in contemporary compositions.
    After completing his study with Ed Bogaard at the Conservatory of Amsterdam (1986), where he graduate with the hightest honours, Bornkamp went on to study with the renowned Daniel Daffrayet in Paris. Noteworthy among the many awards to have come his way are the “ Silver Laurel of Concertgebouw” and the “Music Prize of the Netherlands”. He went to bordeaux to study with Jean Marie Londeix and to Osaka to work with Ryo Noda. Bornkamp also has great affinity with chambres music : he gives many recitals with pianits Ivo Jansen and is a member of the Aurelia Saxophone Quartet. Bornkamp’s activities ( concerts, festivals,lectures, master classes) have brought him all around Europe, as well as to the USA, Japan and other far easterne countries. In the summer of 1996 he performed at the “TV Prinsengracht Concert” in Amsterdam, in front of an audience of over 15.000 people.
    Arno Bornkamp is leading an international saxophone class at the Conservatory of Amsterdam where he has become saxophone teacher in 1995. Arno Bornkamp’s recent projects guide us throught the history of the saxophone. In november 2003 Bornkamp was the first contemporary saxplayer to perform the recently discovered original version of Villa-Lobos “Fantasia” with the “Wiener Concert Verein” in Vienna.

www.arnobornkamp.nl
Instruments: Tenor Série III