Kersjes Grants for Ruña ‘t Hart and Stijn Berkouwer

Foto Janus van den Eijnden

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Violinist Ruña ’t Hart (1992) (photo) has won the 2016 Kersjes Grant for violinists, an amount of € 15.000,-.

Violinist Ruña ’t Hart (1992) (photo) has won the 2016 Kersjes Grant for violinists, an amount of € 15.000,-. Ruña studied at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam Sweelinck Academy for young talents, where she regularly performed with the Fancy Fiddlers, the young talents string ochestra led by Coosje Wijzenbeek. In 2015 she graduated from the bachelor’s degree programme at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and now she studies in the second year of the masteer’s degree programme, with Vera Beths.

Alumnus Stijn Berkouwer won the 2016 Kersjes Grant for conductors, also an amount of 15.000,- In 2011, Stijn graduated from the bachelor’s degree programme in orchestral conducting at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

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