Dutch

Musicians

Heleen Hulst (violin)

Heleen Hulst studied the violin with Vera Beths at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, where she received her solistic degree. Last years she has been a member of the Schoenberg- and Asko Ensemble, Remix Porto, Combattimento Consort, Van Swieten Society and l’Archibudelli with whome she...

Gerard Bouwhuis (piano)

Gerard Bouwhuis studied the piano at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, where he received his solistic degree.He is especially interested in this centuries music and is a sought-after musician by almost all orchestras and ensembles in the Netherlands. As a soloist he appeared a.o....

Mick Stirling (cello)

Mick Stirling studied the cello at the Guildhall School of Music with Leonard Stehn and Raphael Wallfisch. He continued his studies at the Banff Centre, Canada and with Lawrence Lesser at the New England Conservatory in Boston, USA. Other important mentors were David Takeno, Hans...

Dorian Cooke (fagot)

Dorian Cooke was born in The Hague and studied bassoon at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague where she was schooled by Johan Steinmann. She also attended Master Classes with Brian Pollard. She continued her studies in Berlin at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler with prof. Klaus Thunemann...

Ron Schaaper

Music is everywhere and even in every object, according to Ron Schaaper (1973). Master on the horn, he is even as happy playing a musical piece by Leopold – father of – Mozart on a hose. And believe us: it will still sound amazing! After his...

Pauline Oostenrijk (hobo)

In 1999, Pauline Oostenrijk received the Music Prize of the Netherlands, the highest State Award in classical music. Before that, she had already won a number of national and international prizes, among which the first prize in the Fernand Gillet oboe competition in Baltimore, resulting...

Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer (clarinet)

“Wouters handles this temperamental instrument with complete command, and his finger work is nothing short of stunning.” Fanfare Magazine Dutch clarinetist Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer (1977) studied at the Juilliard School for Music in New York with clarinetist Charles Neidich on a sponsorship by...

Gertjan Loot (trompet)

Gertjan Loot has won the audition for principal trumpet of the Residence Orchestra in The Hague (The Netherlands). He will be sharing this position with Huug Steketee who holds the other job as principal.Gertjan Loot started to play the trumpet at the age of eleven....

Dario Calderone (double bass)

Dario Calderone (Rome, 1978) is one of the most representative doublebass player of his generation. Trained as a classical performer, he graduated with maximum marks at the Coservatorio di S. Cecilia in Rome with Massimo Giorgi. He Studied later with Francesco Petracchi at...