Charlotte Spruit

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Nationality Netherlands

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Charlotte Spruit was born in 2000 in the Netherlands, a keen chamber musician and soloist.

In 2022, Charlotte won the first prize as well as the audience prize and the Genuin Classics prize at the Leipzig International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition. Charlotte is also prize winner at many other national and international competitions, such as the Kloster Schöntal International Violin Competition, Concours International Arthur Grumiaux, and the Oskar Back Violin Competition. In 2020, Charlotte received the Anton Kersjes Violin Prize. 

Charlotte began her violin studies aged 4 with Coosje Wijzenbeek. From 2017 until 2020 she studied at the Guildhall School of Music with David Takeno, and she is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree with Ying Xue at the Royal Academy of Music, where she also studies the Baroque violin with Pavlo Beznosiuk. She participated in masterclasses with a.o. Shunske Sato, Robert Levin, and Liza Ferschtman.

Photos: Marco Borggreve