Jeroen de Groot, The Netherlands 1961, studied at Sweelinck Conservatory Amsterdam with Herman Krebbers from the age of 11. After winning the prestigious Oscar Back competition in 1985 he continued his studies with Sandor Vegh in Salzburg and Ivry Gitlis in Paris.
During this period he was prizewinner at competitions in Munich, Scheveningen, Concertgebouw and Bordeaux.
The past year he has been working on the launch of his new CD of the Bach solo Sonates and Partitas. The interpretation of this ‘Bible’ for the violin is always on his mind. In concerts in which he plays three up to six of the sonates his fresh approach to this masterpiece is renowned.
Movement, spontaneity, warmth and communication are the keywords for this artist.
Since november 2016 Jeroen is the ambassador of the foundation 'Connect by Music'.