SoCal – 2016 Princes Christina Concourse PCC

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Another great PCC event held in Santa Monica, this year by Jurry van Egteren, Eva de Vries en Rinske van Oosterhout.


Jurre van Egteren – Pianist 

Jurre van Egteren (1994) commenced his pianistic education at the age of seven and he subsequently enrolled at the Young Talent Department of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague at the age of thirteen. He currently combines a Liberal Arts and Sciences degree at Leiden University’s honours college with a classical piano degree at the Royal Conservatoire. Jurre is a laureate of multiple competitions, including the Steinway Piano Competition, the International EPTA Piano Competition, and the Prinses Christina Concours.


Eva de Vries – Violinist 

Eva de Vries (1995) started playing the violin at the age of 7. When she was 12 she was admitted at the School for Young Talent of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. She is still advancing her studies there, being guided by professors Peter Brunt and Philippe Graffin and attending master classes and summer courses. In 2009 she participated at the Peter de Grote Festival in Groningen, and in 2012 the Musica Mundi Festival in Belgium, where she also played in the Musica Mundi Orchestra. In 2013, 2014 and 2015 she participated in the MusicAlp Festival in Tignes (France). She has played in professional orchestras such as the Metropole Orchestra and the The Hague Philharmonic. Eva de Vries has won prizes at: the Prinses Christina Concours competition (2012), the Davind van Wely Competition (2013) and the International Violin competition “Queen Sophie Charlotte” in Mirow (Germany, 2014 and 2015).


Rinske van Oosterhout – Hornist 

Rinske van Oosterhout (1994) was born into a musical family. She began playing the piano at the age of seven. Four years later, she wanted to play in an orchestra, so she chose the horn in order to be able to play in the fanfare of her village. Many orchestras followed, and now she is a member of the National Youth Orchestra. Rinske won prizes at music competitions, including the Prinses Christina Concours, which gave her many opportunities to play chamber music and solo recitals. At present she is a student of the Conservatory of Amsterdam with professor Herman Jeurissen. Thanks to the foundation ‘Stichting Eigen Muziekinstrument’ she is able to play on a Klaus Fehr horn.

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