Anouk Platenkamp

Artist Category: Performer

Voddemoer

These two cheerful girls sing of the sea, the flat land and its down-to-earth inhabitants. About the hard work, the empowered women, but also the parties and clog dances. Voddemoêr is a brand new Dutch-language folk band started by sisters Robin & Marijn. With powerful harp playing, a strong melodic section on recorder and violin, […]

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Faerydae

It all started with the meeting of Jerina and Anouk, at a concert in Nijmegen. During the break one of them remarked ‘I would love to be in a band like this’, and a plan was formed. Their first try-out was at the streetmusicians festival in Elst (2008). This is where they met Patrick, playing […]

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Anouk Platenkamp

As a soloist, Anouk performs on both the pedal harp and Celtic harp. Anouk is passionate about promoting the Celtic harp and bringing it to a wider audience. Her repertoire encompasses a range of traditional European music, including music from the Netherlands. Dutch folk music is often forgotten or neglected, but Anouk seeks to revive […]

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Therapeutic Harp Music

Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable. ~Leonard Bernstein While music, especially performed live, can make people feel better about themselves, sooth and calm them, music played on the harp has an extra dimension. For centuries the harp and its music have been seen as something magical. Today, the harp gets many positive […]

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