Merel was invited by the Dutch Embassy to give concerts in Indonesia in January 2017. Together with cellist Joachim Eijlander and writer/presenter Merlijn Kerkhof she performed the newly developed lecture recital “All begins with Bach” at venues in Jakarta, Surabaya (Java) and Lampung (Sumatra). The Indonesian audience was very appreciative!
With the director of the Erasmus Huis Jakarta Dhr. Michael Rauner (on the left)
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!
The “Mozart Effect” project has seen its premiere at the Grachtenfestival in Amsterdam last week. It has been very well received, and the festival made a short video report about it: (in Dutch)
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.