Jan Bults from Emmeloord (The Netherlands) plays tenor-trombone and euphonium with the BoneBrass Ensemble. Jan went through the introductory curriculum at the Groningen Municipal Academy of Music , and was a part-time student in wind-band conducting. For some years, he studied trombone, amongst others with Luuk Tuinstra (trombonist with the Dutch Radio Chamber Orchestra). Jan did solo performances with the Northern Netherlands Philharmonic conducted by Charles De Wolff, and, for many years, played with the Magnus Brass Ensemble led by Lubertus Leutscher. He also performed with several leading brass bands in The Netherlands; a connection leading him to many tours through countries such as France, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. As an instrumental stand-in player with numerous bands, orchestras, and ensembles, he also contributed to many CD-recordings. Next to the classical repertoire, Jan also specializes in the folkloristic wind-music of Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic. Jan plays a Conn 8H trombone, a Besson Sovereign Euphonium, and a Miraphone Cylinder Baritone.
Gert van Veldhuizen from Nes (The Netherlands) plays bass- and tenortrombone with the BoneBrass Ensemble. Gert studied at the Zwolle Academic of Music, after which he now works as a brass music teacher and conductor of music. After his study, Gert played with many ensembles such as the “Nieuw Philharmonisch Orkest”. Gert plays an Edwards Basstrombone and a Conn 88H Tenortrombone.