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Amstel bari player Ties Mellema injured

Apr 13

In a very unfortunate accident, Ties Mellema, baritone saxophonist of the Amstel Quartet was hurt in an accident. He cut his wrist severing his ulnar nerve, a tendon and an artery. Ties' future is uncertain, he could be up and playing again in some months, but it could not work out at all. Please check out Ties' site to follow updates on his condition and for a more detailed descritpion of the injury: www.tiesmellema.nl
The Amstel Quartet will be playing with an excellent student of the class of Arno Bornkamp, Lars Niederstrasser until further notice.