Born in 1993, Annemiek de Bruin studied clarinet with Herman Braune and Harmen de Boer. In 2016, she earned a bachelor’s degree from the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, where she studied with Ralph Manno. In June 2018 she finished her master’s degree with Arno Piters at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. Annemiek has participated in masterclasses with (amongst others) Martin Fröst, Jörg Widmann, Walter Boeykens and Charles Neidich, and has received chamber music coachings from David Kuijken, Håkon Austbø and Arnau Tomas.
De Bruin was a prizewinner at the Princess Christina Competition and was named Classic Young Master in 2013 by that same foundation. She was chosen to represent the Netherlands at the Clarinet Euro Competition in March 2015.
De Bruin has given solo performances with the Brabant Orchestra, the Zeeuws Orkest and the TY Chamber Orchestra, and toured the US and Canada at the invitation of the Dutch consulates there in 2012. She was a member of the Young Netherlands Wind Ensemble from 2014 to 2016. De Bruin works as a substitute with the Netherlands Wind Ensemble and the South Netherlands Philharmonic.
In addition, she is an active chamber player in various ensembles, and founded the Chimaera Trio (www.chimaeratrio.nl) with Irene Kok (cello) and Laurens de Man (piano).
For more information, please visit www.annemiekdebruin.nl.