Duo Corcova consists of Laura van de Woord (violin) and Jeroen Hobbel (guitar). The duo was formed in 2002 through a common interest in classical music and world music. With these styles, they still perform in the Netherlands and abroad. In 2012 they produced their debut CD 'Violino e Violão' in Lucas van Merwijk's Tam Tam Studio. This second CD consists of Brazilian music as well. In the past year they were featured on Radio 1 in the program 'Vroege Vogels' a few times. Also they were played at the programm 'Brazilian Blend'. Besides giving concerts they both work as music teachers in Cascais, Portugal. For more information about musiclessons, write an email to; email@example.com http://corcovamusica.webs.com/
Laura van de Woord studied violin with Kati Sebestyen at the Brabants Conservatory and got her diploma in 2000. During her studies she followed several masterclasses of chamermusic with; the Storioni Trio, Alexander Hrisanide, and others. She participated in chambermusic courses in
Jeroen Hobbel finished his studies in 2000 with Dick Hoogeveen with the main subject classical guitar at the conservatory of Rotterdam.
He followed masterclasses with Carlo Barone en Dick Visser. After this he studied with a lot of enthusiasm “Tango of Argentina” also at the conservatory of Rotterdam. He teaches since 1999 guitar and was committed to ToBe Cultuurcentrum till July 2015. Jeroen has taken part of several ensembles like: Guitarras Porteñas and Nuevos Tangueros. At this moment he plays in the following ensembles: Duo Corcova, Opus 3 and the Art du Monde Ensemble. He gave concerts in The Netherlands but also in a lot of other countries.
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