Categories Instrumentalists

Kymia Kermani

Clarinettist Kymia Kermani, born in the Netherlands, attended Amsterdam Conservatory’s Young Talent Class at fifteen, graduating on the Bachelor with Distinction. She finished her studies in 2011 as a scholar at the RCM and was generously supported by the VSB,…

Elise Besemer

Elise Besemer (1994, Rotterdam) speelt vanaf haar vijfde viool. Tot 2007 kreeg ze les van Hélène van Leeuwen (Jong Talentafdeling van het conservatorium van Rotterdam), tot 2013 studeerde ze bij Coosje Wijzenbeek (Sweelinck Academie, conservatorium van Amsterdam), sinds 2014 studeert…

Ephraim van IJzerlooij

Ephraim van IJzerlooij werd geboren op 12 februari 1983 in Zeist en begon op 7 jarige leeftijd met muzieklessen (lier en blokfluit). Op 9 jarige leeftijd begon hij met cellolessen en ging daarna naar de Jongtalentklas bij Maarten Mostert op…

Anna Badalian

Anna Badalian was born in 1984 in Leningrad, Sovjet Union. She began playing the vioin at the age of 4 with A.M. Schwarzburg. When she was 6, she had  her first public performance in the State Academic Capella in Leningrad. Since…

Valérie Rijckmans

Valérie Rijckmans was born in Tilburg and began playing the harp at the age of nine. When she turned fifteen she pursued her studies at the Brabants Conservatorium with Susanna Mildonian. In 1991 Valérie obtained her degree Docerend Musicus harp…