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). She currently resides on New Zealand’s beautiful Coromandel Peninsula. Yvette’s 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. Yvette currently gets to draw upon all of the above experiences and influences while playing with her current band Neighbouring Planets.