Holly – trumpet

Holly de Jong studied classical trumpet and ethnomusicology at the University of Melbourne and has performed in a range of contexts including classical, jazz and Brazilian. She joined Opa Bato in late 2012, finding herself drawn to the heartfelt, soaring and intricately ornamented melodies. Holly traveled to Serbia in 2014 to attend Guca festival and study the Serbian trumpet style, making connections with local musicians and immersing herself in Serbian music and culture.