Helma van den Brink
Helma van den Brink studied bassoon with Johan Steinmann and Gustavo Núñez at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague, obtaining het soloist diploma in 2005.
She played in youth orchestras such as the European Union Youth Orchestra and the National Youth Orchestra, and worked with various orchestras in the Netherlands and abroad. Since December 2005, Helma van den Brink has been second bassoonist with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. In 2018 she substituted as principal bassoon with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Additionally, Helma performs as a soloist and in various chamber music ensembles.