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Our student Seokho Jeon made it through to the 2nd round of the Girolamo Fantini International Trumpet Competition which will take place in April 2017 in Rome.
Published on 09/02/2017
We congratulate (L-R) Luke Mitchell, Laura Mosquera Martinez, Fabian Homburg, Sandrine Mairesse, and Raimonds Pocs! All 5 made it through the auditions of the MAM Vocal yesterday. On March 18th they will compete at the MAM finale at Conservatorium Maastricht to win the Jury Award of €4500 and/or the Audience Award of €500.
Published on 31/01/2017
Prinses Christina Concours' finale of the Southern region of The Netherlands was held at Conservatorium Maastricht last weekend. We are proud to congratulate our students Fabian Homburg, Jules Baeten, and Koen Ubaghs who made it to the final 7 contestants of all 60 young musicians who participated. The final contestants received their prized from Maastricht's mayor Annemarie Penn-te Strake.
Published on 30/01/2017
Masha Diatchenko, one of Mr. Belkin's students, won the Italian 'Premio Presidenza della Repubblica' and is acknowledged as the best academic musician of the year. She won a scholarship in memory of Giuseppe Sinopoli. A prize Masha will receive in March by the President of the Repubblic himself during a ceremony in Rome.
Published on 17/01/2017
We congratulate our student Ferdinando Trematore with becoming CRT Foundation's "Musical Talent" within the category violin soloist on national level (Italy). He receives a scholarschip to perfect his studies with the best teachers in the world.
Published on 22/12/2016
Rob Bruynen, Conservatorium Maastricht Jazz Department's trumpet lecturer, astonished many with 'One Day'; his new album including 12 records on which he excels as a virtuoso and versatile composer. Jazz magazine Jazzenzo acknowledges 'One Day' as a perfectly combined package of musical subtlety.
Published on 15/12/2016
Warner Classics signed an exclusive long-term recording contract with Belgian harpist Anneleen, who also recently joined Conservatorium Maastricht as a lecturer. "We are delighted to welcome Anneleen Lenaerts to Warner Classics as an exclusive artist," added Jean-Philippe Rolland, Executive Vice-President International A&R and Business Development of Warner Classics & Erato.
Published on 15/12/2016
On February 12th 2017 Ferdinando Trematore (violin, Conservatorium Maastricht) will compete against 5 other contestants to win the finale of het Grachtenfestival Conservatorium Concours. The winner will perform at het Grachtenfestival 2017 (August 11th-20th) and will go on a national tour to perform in Dutch theatres, amongst other prizes.
Published on 27/11/2016
Dave Vreuls won the EuJazz Young Talent Jazz Award 2016. The jury praises Dave, who used to study at Conservatorium Maastricht, as an instrumentalist who masters the trumpet to full extent. They acknowledge Dave as a trumpeter who dares to take the lead. He feels at ease both as a solo performer as part of a bigband formation, and easily switches between different styles of music.
Published on 22/11/2016
An extraordinary achievement by the Malevitch piano quartet in France.
According to teacher Anastasia Safonova: "I followed these talented musicians during a festival in Maastricht and I was very impressed by their growth and outstanding performance. They were offered the opportunity to perform at different festivals i.a. 'Des pianos folies' in Touquet and 'Pianoscope festival'."
Overall a great use of their first international chances.