Gerbrich Francine Meijer
Gerbrich Meijer was born in The Netherlands in 1997.
She is currently studying at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen with John Kruse.
In 2008 Gerbrich won the first prize at the Haydn Music festival. In 2011 she won the first prize at Prinses Christina Concours in Groningen. She was nominated to play with the best young musicans of the Netherlands and was awarded the audience prize. In 2012 she reached the finals of the Prinses Christina Concours and played in The Hague in front of Princess Christina herself and was awarded 2nd place.
She has played on many national and international stages; as soloist at the Chamber Music Festival of Liza Ferschtman in Delft and at the Grachten Festival in Amsterdam. She also went on tour with the Classic Express and was asked to play as part of a trio for the NTIO in Taiwan. She has also performed in the last show of the Worldradio, at the International Musicfestival of Schiermonnikoog and for the 'Raad van Staate' in The Hague.
She played as part of a chamber music trio in 2013 with Emmey Verhey and performed at the Chambre Music Festival of Janine Jansen in Utrecht. At the age of 15 she made her debut in the small hall of the Concertgebouw Amsterdam as a soloist.
Gerbrich has played many times as a soloist with different orchestras, for example the Young Chamber Ensemble of the North of the Netherlands, conducted by Johannes Leertouwer. Recently she was a soloist with Symphony orchestra 'De Harmonie'. Gerbrich has also taken part in masterclasses in various different countries with Pasqual Moragues, Olivier Patey, Reinier Hoogerheide, Lars Wouters and Julien Herve.
In 2017 Gerbrich became a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra.