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Artist biography Esther Doornink
Esther Doornink (Gouda, 1976) started her percussion studies in 1994 at the Rotterdam Conservatory with Robert van Sice. She continued and concluded her education at the Utrecht School of the Arts (1996 - 2001) with Hans Zonderop, Werner Otten and Nick Woud. In this period she performed as principal substitute at the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest Holland, the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and the Rotterdam Philharmonic. Beside it she was a member of the European Union Youth Orchestra and followed masterclasses in France and the USA.
At the moment she occupies two part-time positions: from 2001 in Holland Symfonia (50%) and from 2003 in the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest Holland (50%). She is a member of Circle Percussion.