Esther Kuiper



Mezzo soprano Esther Kuiper studied at the Amsterdam Conservatory. She had lessons with Pierre Mak, Annett Andriesen, Sasja Hunnego, David Bollen and Hein Meens. Currently Esther is coached by Marion van den Akker.
In 2009 she became a member of VocaalLAB (now Silbersee) where she had the opportunity to specialize in singing contemporary music. This activity was supported by funding from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds.

In 2011 Esther won the public award at the Presentation Concert of the Stichting Nederlandse Vocalisten Presentatie (a Dutch competition for oratorio singers). In 2012 she recieved the Klaas Dijkstra Award during the Peter de Grote Festival in Groningen and in 2014 she was a finalist and laureate in the International Vocal Competition in 's Hertogenbosch.
Esther sings opera, oratorio and Lied repertoire from different periods and styles. She teaches vocal technique at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.