Lieke op ‘t Roodt (1999, Belgium) started her musical journey at a young age with the accordion. She took accordion lessons for several years at the music school in Genk (BE) with Wendy Remans. At the age of 15, she went to the music high school ‘Musart’ in Hasselt (BE) where she got accordion lessons with Annelies Winten. In 2017 she started her bachelor studies at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (AMPA) in Tilburg (NL) with Pieternel Berkers and Renée Bekkers from the well known accordion duo TOEAC.
Iria Garrido Meira was born in Vilaboa (1998, Spain), where she discovered her passion for the saxophone when she was four years old. Then she began her musical studies at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música Víctor Ureña de Redondela (Redondela, Spain) with the teacher Elisa Arias Trigo. She finished there the Grado Profesional de Música (Professional Intermediate-level in Music Qualification) with the highest qualifications, obtaining the Premio Extraordinario Fin de Grao in 2018. Currently, she is studying her bachelor’s degree in the Academy of Music and Performing Arts (Tilburg, the Netherlands) in the class of Andreas van Zoelen.
Maria Margarida Lucas was born in Sesimbra (1997, Portugal), where she discovered her passion for the saxophone when she was seven years old. Later she began her musical studies at the Conservatório Regional de Palmela with the teacher Nuno Martins, followed by João Pedro Silva. In 2015 moved to Belgium, where she finished her secondary studies at Dé!Kunsthumaniora Antwerpen with Jan Schaeken. Presently studies at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts of Tilburg, Netherlands, in the class of Juana Palop and Ties Mellema.