Kalle de BieKalle de Bie (1994) studied with Jeroen den Herder, Jelena Ocic and Dmitri Ferschtman at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, obtaining his master’s diploma in 2018. He took masterclasses with musicians such as Anner Bijlsma, Uzi Wiesel, Itamar Golan, Leonid Gorokhov and Valter Dešpalj and chamber music lessons with the Jeruzalem Quartet, the Borodin Quartet and the Emerson Quartet. Currently Kalle studies with Reinhard Latzko at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna.
Kalle is a laureate of several competitions at home and abroad, including the Princess Christina Competition (2013), III Elsky Competition in Minsk (2014) and the 12th International Competition for young Musicians ‘Ferdo Livadic’ (2015). In October 2016 he was awarded the incentive prize and the Start-in-Splendor Prize at the National Cello Competition in Amsterdam.
A passionate performer of chamber music, Kalle currently is the cellist of the Brackman Trio and Ensemble Sognante.