Rianne Jongsma (flute), Wilma Jongsma (oboe), Arjan Jongsma (marimba) and Frans Douwe Slot (piano) have all been laureates with various prestigious Dutch music contests. They have completed their musical education on the conservatoires of Amsterdam, The Hague, Groningen and Utrecht. The ensemble’s name derives from the composition Colori, written especially for them by Wim van Ligtenberg in 2012.
In addition to commissioned compositions, the ensemble plays arrangements of classical pieces. In 2015 the ensemble recorded the CD Colori miti with Aliud Records in cooperation with the Frisian Music Archive.