She is a flautist and piccolo player who began her
musical studies at an early age.
She entered the Utrecht Conservatory where she studied music and
After she graduated she became a piccolo player in The
Hague with the Residence Orchestra. Some time later she took up the
position of a flautist with the Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra and
the Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra.
An active chamber musician who has performed as a
group member and soloist, she has toured, internationally on occasion, with
a number of wind ensembles.
These include the Asko-Schoenberg
Ensemble, the Brabant Orchestra, the Dutch Wind Ensemble, the Holland Wind
Players, the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble and the Reicha Wind Quintet.
In 2006 she joined the pianist David Kuyken on stage at Amsterdam’s
Concertgebuow at a celebratory concert of the 20th
anniversary of his career as a musician. More recently she has been a
Resident Artist at the 40th Festival Internacionale
de Inverno de Campos
do Jardao in Brazil.
Recordings she has appeared on include Portrait with the Capriccio Salon
Ensemble, Under the Green Time and
Una Odissea by
the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble.