Alumnus Diederik Blankesteijn prize winner at International Martini Organ Competition Groningen

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Last summer, alumnus Diederik Blankesteijn won third prize at the International Martini Organ Competition Groningen. Twelve candidates from eight countries were selected for the competition based on sound recordings. The final took place on August 6 in the Martinikerk in Groningen, with an international jury consisting of Jean-Claude Zehnder, Nathan Laube, √Čric Lebrun, Reitze Smits and Pier Damiano Peretti ultimately choosing the winners.

Diederik graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam in 2021 with Matthias Havinga.