Coraline Groen


Coraline Groen, who participated in the Academy of the Concertgebouw Orchestra in 2018/2019, has been a member of the orchestra's second violin group since February 1, 2020. That same day she won the Oskar Back prize of the Dutch Violin Competition.

Previously, she won first prizes at the Britten Violin Competition and at the regional finals of the Princess Christina Competition, and second prize at the Davina van Wely National Violin Competition.

When she was three years old, Coraline Groen started playing the violin. She studied at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, where she was taught by Peter Brunt and Philippe Graffin. She also had lessons from Rodney Friend at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She completed her studies with Vera Beths with a 10 with honors.

Coraline Groen participated in the academy of the Residentie Orkest The Hague (2017/2018) and was concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra of the Royal Conservatory. With the Dutch Youth Orchestra, the RAM Symphony Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Academy Orchestra, she conducted the second violins. She also participated in projects with the Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht, the Antwerp Philharmonic and Asko|Schönberg.

She attended master classes at the Gustav Mahler Academy, the Cambridge International String Academy and the Orlando Festival, among others.

She forms a duo with both bajan player Robbrecht Van Cauwenberghe and pianist Rik Kuppen.

As a chamber musician, Coraline Groen is frequently heard at festivals such as the International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht, Delft Chamber Music Festival, International Chamber Music Festival Wassenaar and the February Festival. She has been invited as Young Artist in Residence for the NJO Music Summer in Apeldoorn in 2022.