Isobel Warmelink is a Dutch violinist, born in Rotterdam. In January 2022 she won the first prize at the Oskar Back Violin Competition in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The jury praised her for her passionate playing and fantastic interaction with the orchestra.
Isobel played as a soloist with orchestras such as the Residentie Orkest, Sinfonia Rotterdam, the Orchestra of the 18th Century and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra. She is a guest at many major music festivals in the Netherlands, such as Wonderfeel, Oranjewoud Festival and International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht.
At the moment she is studying at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg with Prof. Lukas Hagen, the first violinist of the famous Hagen Quartet. She also takes chamber music classes with Prof. Rainer Schmidt and masterclasses with Maxim Vengerov. She finished her bachelor studies at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, where she studied with Koosje van Haeringen and Vera Beths. In the season of 2018-2019 she had an academy position at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam.
Since 2023 Isobel plays a beautiful Vuillaume violin, generously loaned to her by the Dutch National Instrument Foundation (NMF).