Deborah Witteveen | NED | *1995
Ardemus Quartet | Baritonsaxophon
Deborah Witteveen is a Dutch saxophone player in demand as a performer and teacher. She studied with Johan van der Linden at the HKU Utrechts Conservatorium and Arno Bornkamp at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. For both her Bachelor of Music (2017) and her Master of Music (2020) she graduated ‘cum laude’.
Deborah is an active chamber musician and loves to be involved in interdisciplinary projects. Currently she plays baritone saxophone in the award-winning Ardemus Quartet. She plays soprano and alto saxophone in the musical-theatre group Neo-Fanfare 9×13. Together with bassoon player Thomas Dulfer she forms a duo, with whom she is one of the finalists of the prestigious Dutch Classical Talent 2022–2023. Besides that, she forms a duo with pianist Maxime Snaterse since 2015.
Deborah also played in bigger ensembles and orchestras, such as the Nederlands Blazers Ensemble. Besides her work as a performing musician, Deborah is a passionate saxophone teacher.
Deborah has won many prizes at several music competitions in The Netherlands, such as Prinses Christina Concours and Classic Young Masters. She has had masterclasses with Claude Delangle, Vincent David and Van Baerle Trio among others. Together with the Ardemus Quartet she studied at the Nederlandse Strijkkwartet Academie.
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Stand: März 2023