Young talents from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam have been successful at the Princess Christina Competition, a competition for young classical musicians. Both Trio Diotima and cellist Hannah Sohn won second prize in category 2 (15-19 years of age).
The members of Trio Diotima are pianist Mischa van Tijn (17); violinist Tim de Vries (17), and cellist Emma van Schadewijk (14). Mischa studies with Frank van de Laar at the Sweelinck Academy;Tim de Vries, a former Sweelinck Academy student, studies in the preparatory programme with Ilya Grubert.
Hannah Sohn studies at the Sweelinck Academy with Monique Heidema.