Johan Nijs (b. 1963) was born in Leuven, Belgium and chose to devote himself to music at an early age. Following studies at several schools where he received numerous awards, including in saxophone, clarinet, piano and accordion, harmony, musical training and chamber music, he continued his training at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. Johan Nijs discovered his passion for composing from a young age and has won several composition prizes in national and international competitions. The titles included in this collection of Classical Themes for 2 Alto Saxophones are: Theme from "Le nozze di Figaro", Theme from "L'arlesienne", Theme from "Egmont", Theme from "William Tell", Theme from "Nabucco", Theme from "Dichter und Bauer", Theme from "Orphee aux enfers", and 10 more!