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Coraline
Groen

second violin

Coraline Groen, who took part in the Academy of the Concertgebouworkest in the 2018-19 season, joined the second violins of the orchestra on 1 February 2020. On the same day she won the Oskar Back Prize of the Netherlands Violin Competition. Her many earlier distinctions include the first prizes of the Britten Violin Competition and of the regional finals of the Princess Christina Competition.

Coraline Groen took up the violin at the age of three. She obtained a bachelor’s degree from the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, where she studied with Peter Brunt and Philippe Graffin. At the Royal Academy of Music in London she studied with Rodney Friend. She completed her studies with Vera Beths with the highest possible marks.

She has been a member of the academy of the Residentie Orchestra The Hague and was appointed concertmaster of the Royal Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra. The Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands, the RAM Symphony Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Academy Orchestra all appointed her principal of second violinist. She has also taken part in projects with the Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht, the Antwerp Philharmonic and Asko|Schönberg.

Coraline Groen has participated in masterclasses at the Gustav Mahler Academy, the Cambridge International String Academy and the Orlando Festival.

Groen is a member of the Volkmann Trio, which won the Royal Conservatoire’s prize for best ensemble in 2015, and of De Formule, an ensemble which won the 2018 Grote Kamermuziekprijs and performed at the Harmos Festival in Porto. She forms a duo with bayan player Robbrecht Van Cauwenberghe.

Groen plays a violin built by W. Crijnen in 2006 and a bow built by A. Grütter in 2003, both of which are on loan to her from the Dutch National Musical Instruments Fund.

 

Coraline Groen, who took part in the Academy of the Concertgebouworkest in the 2018-19 season, joined the second violins of the orchestra on 1 February 2020. On the same day she won the Oskar Back Prize of the Netherlands Violin Competition. Her many earlier distinctions include the first prizes of the Britten Violin Competition and of the regional finals of the Princess Christina Competition.

Coraline Groen took up the violin at the age of three. She obtained a bachelor’s degree from the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, where she studied with Peter Brunt and Philippe Graffin. At the Royal Academy of Music in London she studied with Rodney Friend. She completed her studies with Vera Beths with the highest possible marks.

She has been a member of the academy of the Residentie Orchestra The Hague and was appointed concertmaster of the Royal Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra. The Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands, the RAM Symphony Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Academy Orchestra all appointed her principal of second violinist. She has also taken part in projects with the Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht, the Antwerp Philharmonic and Asko|Schönberg.

Coraline Groen has participated in masterclasses at the Gustav Mahler Academy, the Cambridge International String Academy and the Orlando Festival.

Groen is a member of the Volkmann Trio, which won the Royal Conservatoire’s prize for best ensemble in 2015, and of De Formule, an ensemble which won the 2018 Grote Kamermuziekprijs and performed at the Harmos Festival in Porto. She forms a duo with bayan player Robbrecht Van Cauwenberghe.

Groen plays a violin built by W. Crijnen in 2006 and a bow built by A. Grütter in 2003, both of which are on loan to her from the Dutch National Musical Instruments Fund.