Martina Kustarova - Flute
Studied flute at the University of Music and Performing Arts in the class of prof. Schmeiser in Vienna. In 2015 she graduated the master studies with honors. She is currently performing in several orchestras, such as the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra or the Czech National Symphony Orchestra also known as ČNSO. She performs as a principal flutist under the baton of the Oscar awarded film composer, Ennio Morricone. Martina had a chance to play in many great concert halls around the world. For example, the Carnegie Hall – as a principal flutist of The Youth Philharmonic Orchestra. On a four-month tour across the USA and Canada with ČNSO and Star trek music, she performed in Madison Square Garden, Los Angeles Pantages Theater, and many more.
Marta Sutora Rovdic - Violin
Completed her musical studies at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava. She is a former member of the Slovak Chamber Orchestra in Bratislava. She was a part of the orchestra tour across the USA and Canada – Star Trek Ultimate Voyage and had a chance to perform in almost every concert hall or theater of North America. Marta is a regular violin player of the Symphonia Vienna Orchestra, which tours every year around China. She is active in the chamber music field as well – performed in various quartets at the Viva Musica Festival- Music in the park – where the Excess Quartet gave its Debut concert.
Jozef Kamencay - Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
Finished his master studies at the Academy of Music in Prague. He cooperates with a Prague – based orchestra – the Czech National Symphony Orchestra and he performed concerts with Andrea Bocelli, Anna Netrebko, and so on. With Maestro Ennio Morricone and the ČNSO he recorded the music for the Oscar awarded movie The Hateful Eight. The American production of the musical West Side Story selected him as a principal clarinetist for the European tour 2013. So did the Cineconcerts Production for a four-month tour across the USA and Canada, Star Trek Ultimate Voyage, and the Elvis Presley in Concert – Wonder of You Tour with Priscilla Presley. Jozef plays regularly in the Slovak National Theater, Capella Istropolitana in Bratislava, or the State Chamber Orchestra in Žilina.
Matej Sutora - Violin
Studied at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Bratislava. He is a former member of the Slovak Chamber Orchestra and substitutes in various Slovak or international orchestras – such as the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra – where he got invited to perform in 2017. Matej performed 6 years as a member of the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. He also cooperates with Symphonia Vienna and many foreign orchestras in Japan, China, South Korea, and European countries. He collaborates as all members of the Excess Quartet with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, where the era of Excess Quartet started. He is an excellent violinist as an orchestral tutti player and also as a soloist. Matej is a great arranger of music material for Excess Quartet.