Three CvA bands win KAE The Records

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The Mo van der Does Motet (photo), Marta Arpini Forest Light and the Lucas Figueiredo 5tet are this year’s winners of Keep an Eye The Records. They have each won a fully paid album production amounting to € 10.000,- All three bands consist entirely of CvA students and alumni.

The Conservatorium van Amsterdam was well represented again this year; many of the members of the four other bands in the final, the Edson Ensemble, the Ramé Project, The Novi Orchestra and the Claudio Jr De Rosa Quartet, are CvA students or alumni.

During the final the winners of last year’s edition presented their albums: the Sam Newbould Quintet, the Idema-Serierse Quartet and Smandem, three bands who also have a CvA background.