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Marieke Koopman

‘If music be the food of love, play on!’ – Shakespeare Marieke Koopman was destined for music. Growing up in a musical household, Marieke was always surrounded by musicians, music, and creativity. “Even as a kid I was always singing, wherever I was!” As a daughter of two well- known musicians, it was no surprise she chose a creative and musical life as well. “Music in not only the note you sing. You need to really tell a story.” So, after years of studying with teachers as Max van Egmond, Astrid Seriese, Floor van Zutphen, Sanna van Vliet and Deborah Carter, she wanted to go even deeper into her performance

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Marieke Koopman: Chapter One

Read "Chapter One" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Vocalist Marieke Koopman grew up in a musical family in The Netherlands. Although the music was baroque (her father is a percussionist, her mother a harpsichordist), Koopman was somehow drawn toward jazz, especially swinging jazz. “The first time I saw a big band perform live, I was mesmerized," she writes. And she made a promise to ...


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