About us

Angela Stone

Angela Stone was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, and after graduating from the London College of Music she completed her studies with a soloist diploma under Peter Lukas Graf in Basel, Switzerland. While in Basel she began her professional orchestral career as principal flute with the Basel Sinfonietta, later working with the Münchener Symphoniker and the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen before settling in the Netherlands as assistant principal with the Philharmonie Zuidnederland. Angela is an active and keen chamber musician, working with the Burkhard Duo, the Anemos Arts Ensemble and the Orfeo Trio.

Jaike Bakker

Jaike Bakker began playing the harp at the age of five and later studied at the Conservatory of The Hague with Ernestine Stoop and Sandrine Chatron, while also taking part in the Orchestral Academy of the Royal Symphony Orchestra of The Hague. After completing her studies in 2013 Jaike specialized in chamber music with a wide variety of instruments and she is constantly searching for new combinations and challenges. A favourite  is the performance of music in unusual and unexpected locations, such as the football stadium in Hoogeveen or a classical programme in a garage in Hardewijk. During the Amsterdam Grachten festival she performed a duo with bass trombone as well as several programmes in the Teatru Manuel in Malta. In 2011 Jaike toured Europe with the European Chamber Youth Orchestra and recently she played with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra under Jaap van Zweden. She also works regularly with the Philharmonie Zuidnederland.

Tine Janssens

Tine Janssens began studying the viola with Marc Tooten in Leuven, Belgium, after which she continued her studies at the Mozarteum Salzburg with Prof. Peter Langgartner as well as at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Prof. Jürgen Kussmaul, where she graduated in 2002. Whilst still a student Tine worked as principal viola with the Flemish Symphony Orchestra and the World Youth Orchestra. From 2002 to 2014 she was assistant principal viola with the Philharmonie Zuidnederland and in 2015 she became principal viola with the Royal Opera of Wallonie, Belgium. As a chamber musician Tine performs regularly with the string quartet Prosperus 4 and the Orfeo Trio as well as the Flemish Sinfonietta, an ensemble specializing in contemporary music. Tine also teaches the viola at the Institut Superieur de Musique in Namur, Belgium.