The list of lent instruments

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Romée Verbeeck Ghoos

Romée Verbeeck Ghoos (Leuven, 2000) started playing the violin at the age of 7. At the age of fourteen she was admitted to the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, department ‘School for Young Talents’. Shortly afterwards she studied with Coosje Wijzenbeek at the Sweelinck Academy of the Amsterdam Conservatory. After her studies she was accepted at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels under the guidance of violinist Yossif Ivanov. She also regularly takes lessons with Olivier Charlier, professor at the CNSM in Paris.

Alex Olmedo Duynslaeger

Alex Olmedo Duynslaeger was born in Barcelona in 2001.

He started playing the cello with his teacher Gaëtane Duynslaeger at the “Institut Escola Artístic Oriol Martorell” in Barcelona, and then continued his training with Lluís Claret at the Conservatorio Superior de Música del Liceu in Barcelona with a grant from the Ferrer-Salat Foundation. He is currently taking a Master’s degree at the CNSMD in Paris in the class of Jérôme Pernoo.

Ella van Poucke

Born in Amsterdam in 1994, Ella van Poucke is one of the leading cellists of her generation. Praised for her musical integrity, flawless instrumental abilities as well as her performing presence and intensity, she is the winner of the prestigious Premio Chigiana 2017, the first prize winner of the International Isang Yun cello competition 2015, Grachtenfestival Prize, the Leopoldinum Award 2015, Prix Nicolas Firmenich 2013, Elisabeth Everts Award 2014, Prix Academie Maurice Ravel 2012, Dutch Musician of the Year 2012, first prize winner of the 2008 Princess Christina Competition and recipient of the special prize in “recognition of an outstanding performance” at the Grand Prix Emanuel Feuermann 2014.