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YVONNE SMEETS
BAND

Past projects and activities

2009

Release CD "Under a Cloud"

2008

"Wanted, Ferne Geliebte" by Giel Vleggaar (3 sopranos and ensemble) ASKO ensemble with Esmee Bor-Stotijn, Caroline Cartens en Yvonne Smeets. Worldpremiere at the Muziekgebouw aan het IJ, Amsterdam

Cd recording at The Fieldworkstudio Schoten, Belgium for OAP records.

Studio project Intro 2008

2007

Jazz around the world, Brazilian project with Carlos Werneck

2006

"Over the Rainbow" music from both the classical and the jazz world, conducted by Werner Herbers.

Tour Jazzimpuls "The Winners" with Wouter Hamel en Sanna van Vliet.

Final masters exam Royal Conservatory, The Hague. Graduated with honors and distinction for 'great musical artistry and originality'.

Studio project Intro 2006

CD opname voor Stichting Culturele Droomwevers

Jury Nationaal Studenten Songfestival

2005

Nederlands Jazz Vocalisten Concours; publieksprijs en tweede prijs. Cd opnames en start tour "The Winners", Jazzimpuls

Live recording 'Yvonne Smeets Band - Live'. Dr. Anton Philipszaal

North Sea Jazz festival performance with the Big Band of the Royal Conservatory and Frank Tiberi.

Halve finalist International Young Jazz Singers Competition, Brussel, België

"Ten Laatste" by Anke Brouwer, with Fanny Alofs, Anka Koziel and Python Saxophone quartet. Yo! Opera Festival, Utrecht and ensemble Royal in Beef Panda festival

EVTS Belting course with Helga Westmark and Dorte Hyldstrup

2004

Graduated Bachelor's degree Royal Conservatory with honors.

North Sea Jazz festival performance with the Big Band of the Royal Conservatory with Kenny Wheeler

'Mutability' by Marco C. de Bruin for the Thelonious Monk Award

Workshop Complete Vocal technique with Catrine Sadolin

Jury Nationaal Studenten Songfestival

2003

Steve Reich festival; soloist with ensemble M.use conducted by Kevin Edusei: "M is for Man, Music and Mozart" by Louis Andriessen

Studio project Intro 2003

EVTS course with Paul Farrington and Anne-Marie Speed, Rotterdam

2001

Singer in various jazzbands

Starts teaching jazz/pop voice lessons

Studio project Intro 2001

1999

Entered Royal Conservatory, start of jazz singing education

before

Leadsinger pop-rockbands

Actress, performer with various theatre groups
Director winning play Delfts Eenakterfestival 1993

graduated MSc Architecture at the Technical University Delft 1996

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LESSONS

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