Carla Rees plays on an alto flute, a bass flute and a Sankyo C flute, all with Kingma System. Instruments with which she is able to break new ground in contemporary techniques and repertoire. She recently published two very informative websites about the Kingma System Altoflute and the Bassflute. She works frequently in collaboration with composers of all genres and works as a solo recitalist as a member of her group, Rarescale, throughout the UK and Europe.
Emmanuel Pahud appears as a soloist across the world and has been acclaimed for his versatility, the beauty of his tone, his inate musicality and his extraordinary technique and flair. At the age of 22 he was appointed principal flute of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2007, Emmanuel introduced, together with Matthias Ziegler, the Sankyo Kingmasystem flute in Berlin. Emmanuel Pahud plays an Open Hole Kingma Altoflute.
San Diego, California based Marion Garver Fredrickson is active as a flutist, teacher, composer, broadcaster and writer associated with jazz and classical music.The CD of Shawn Pinchbeck and Kingma player Marion Garver Fredrickson. She has five different Kingma System® flutes.
The Carluke Primrose Prize Flute Band is a Scottish Flute Band numbering 35 players, all amateur, playing 7 voices:
Piccolo, Treble, G, Concert C, Alto, CC bass, Contra G, Contra C. Made for us by Ms Eva Kingma. We enjoy playing from the Classic to Marches to Themes from the movies.
Fernando Brandão is a flutist, composer, and arranger of classical, jazz and ethnic music from Rio de Janeiro. He has performed extensively as a chamber musician and soloist in his native Brazil. Mr. Brandão is a faculty member of Berklee College, the Community Music Center of Boston, Longy School of Music and King Philip Regional High School.
Helen Bledsoe won the first-prize in the 1996 Gaudeamus International Interpreter's Competition for Contemporary Music. She is currently an assistant instructor at the Conservatory of Bremen. Member of the ensemble musikFabrik of Cologne, and has been guest with the Nieuw Ensemble, the ASKO/Schoenberg Ensemble, Klangforum Wien,Ictus Ensemble and the Remix Ensemble of Porto. Helen plays several Kingma System instruments
Kate Steinbeck has concentrated on the performance of chamber music throughout her career. Her recent performance opportunities have included an invitation to play with percussion ensemble, NEXUS, at the National Flute Association convention in Atlanta in 1999, a Regional Artist Project Grant from the Asheville Area Arts Council, and tours across the US. Kate Steinbeck plays a Kingma Altoflute and a Kingma Bassflute.
Patrick Gallois leads a highly successful international career as soloist and conductor. Patrick Gallois was appointed Musical Director of Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä (Finland).