Marjolein Dispa

Marjolein Dispa studied with Ervin Schiffer and graduated cum laude from the Royal University of Music in Brussels. She studied chamber music with the ‘Amadeus Quartet’ at the Musikhochschule in Cologne. Further to this, Marjolein Dispa has taken part in courses with Kim Kaskashian, André Gertler, Isaac Stern, Wolfgang Jahn and chamber music with the ‘Bartok Quartet’ and the ‘Trio de Prague’.

Marjolein was a prize winner at the ‘Charles Hennen Chamber Music Competition’ with the ‘Stringtrio Boussu’. She was also a prize winner at the ‘Internationale Musiktage Goslar’ and a prize winner at the ‘Dutch National Impresario Competition’ with the ‘NOG-Ensemble’.

Marjolein Dispa performs regularly as a chamber musician and soloist throughout Europe as well as in Russia, Israel and Australia and she is a regular guest at numerous international festivals. She has been the principal viola with the Swedish String Orchestra ‘Camerata Roman’ for several years. At the same time, she plays in Combattimento. Remarkable are her recent concerttours based upon the solo-repertoire of Telemann and Bach.

As well as numerous radio and television recordings, she has recorded cd's as a soloist performing chamber music by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Schubert, Tchaikovsky and Atterberg.

Marjolein Dispa regularly gives master classes in Germany, Belgium, France and Switzerland. She is also professor of Viola and Chamber music at the University of Music in Amsterdam.