Coordinator Chamber Music, Master Research Coach

Bram de Vree

Classic
bram.devree@zuyd.nl
http://www.bramdevree.com

Concert pianist Bram de Vree regularly plays recitals in the Low Countries as well as around the globe. Especially as the pianist of the Mosa Trio he performs a lot. Bram made his solo debut at age thirteen with a piano concerto of Haydn. Since then he played with orchestras like the Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon, the Amman Symphony Orchestra, the Conservatory Orchestra Maastricht and the Maastricht University Orchestra. Bram played solo recitals in The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and Greece. With the Mosa Trio he performed several times in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw Eindhoven and BOZAR (Brussels). Furthermore they gave concerts in France, the UK, Austria, Italy, Slovakia, China and Australia. The trio was a guest at numerous international music festivals like the Grachtenfestival, the Klara Festival and the International Holland Music Sessions and in 2017 they were ‘Ensemble en Résidence’ at the famous Festival International de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron.

Both as a soloist and with his trio Bram made dozens of live radio and television recordings in the Netherlands and abroad. In 2010 he released his debut solo album consisting of works by Beethoven and Schumann. In 2018 the Mosa Trio presented their internationally acclaimed CD Portraits in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

As a member of the Mosa Trio Bram has developed an international career after winning numerous prizes at competitions such as the Concours International de Musique de Chambre de Lyon (2018, FR), Fnapec (Paris, 2017), Supernova (Brussels, 2014), the Concours International de Musique de Chambre d’Illzach (2013, FR), the Storioni Competition (Den Bosch, 2012), the Music Award Maastricht (2010), the Prinses Christina Concours (2009) and the Jong Muziektalent Nederland (2006). Bram has been a jury member in various international (chamber) music competitions.

In 2013 Bram gained his Master’s Degree with a 10 with Honours at the Conservatory of Maastricht after following lessons with professors Tonie Ehlen and Håkon Austbø in Oslo. After that he studied with the Mosa Trio in Paris with the Trio Wanderer and has been a member of the prestigious European Chamber Music Academy for three years which helped them study in cities like Paris, Manchester and Vienna. Furthermore he followed lessons and masterclasses with amongst others Menahem Pressler (Beaux Arts Trio), Hatto Beyerle (Alban Berg Quartet), Mark Steinberg (Brentano Quartet), Valentina Berman, Paolo Giacometti, Ronald Brautigam and Rian de Waal.

Bram has been teaching the piano at the Centrum voor Muziek en Dans in Valkenswaard since 2013. Furthermore he gave masterclasses and workshops at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music (China), de Orlando Festival and the Young Talent Class of the Conservatorium Maastricht. Since 2019 Bram is teaching master students of the Conservatorium Maastricht during their artistic research project. Since 2020 he is Coordinator of the Chamber Music Department at Conservatorium Maastricht.

Both Bram's Bachelor thesis ‘Beethoven: from manuscript to modern edition' and his Master thesis 'A living cadenza' were nominated for the EPTA Frans Schreuderprijs and were published in the Piano Bulletin of the European Piano Teachers Association. The Master thesis was also nominated for the ZUYD Thesis Award 2013.

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