Merel has won the Second Prize in the London Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition together with pianist Jenna Sung. They will perform Debussy Sonata at the Prize Winners Concert at the Elgar Room of the Royal Albert Hall on the 29th of March.
After a sabbatical season, trio42 will return to the stage in 2016 with two new members! Dutch harpist Anneleen Schuitemaker (currently Master student at the Amsterdam Conservatory and academist at the Berlin Staatskapelle) and Argentinian saxophonist Juan Manuel Domínguez will join forces with Merel Vercammen. trio42 is looking forward to welcoming you to our concerts in the 2016-17 season!
Merel has presented her research on emotional responses to music in advertising (an electrodermal activity study) at the Ninth Triennal Conference of the Europeon Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music in Manchester: Escom2015. It was received very well, and the abstract is available upon request.
Live TV broadcast from the Amsterdam Tropentheater: Mirovia Quartet + Michael Gieler (KCO) and Anton Spronk (winner Cellobienale). Strauss, Webern and Brahms on the programme. 20 august at 21:30, NPO Cultura.
Ravel’s exhilarating Duo for Violin and Cello is now out on the Just Listen label! Merel recorded the Allegro and Tres Vif of this Sonata with Georgian cellist Ketevan Roinishvili in the highest possible audio format, DSD. You can find the recording on the album “8 ensembles in 1 bit”. Enjoy!
Violinist Merel Vercammen graduated with highest distinction from the Royal College of Music in London and was a prize winner of the London Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition and the Dutch National Competition for Young Music Talent. Merel also completed a Master of Science in Music, Mind and Brain and is currently living in The Netherlands.