Yvette Audain is a prolific, versatile musician, composer and arranger born and based in New Zealand, having lived and worked in Auckland, Wellington and Melbourne (Australia). Her instruments are clarinet, saxophone, recorder and Irish whistle and she has professional experience in a variety of genres: classical (Auckland PhilharmoniaAuckland Chamber OrchestraNew Zealand Opera), jazz (Brett's New Internationals; APOPS ensemble the Jam Donuts), military band (the full-time Royal New Zealand Navy Band), Celtic-style originals (trio 'Doris'), gypsy (the Benka Boradovsky Bordello Band), free improvisation (Vitamin S), salsa (Cuban Accent Banda) and many more settings beyond these.