Lisette Carlebur (1996), born in Den Helder, started playing the violin at the age of 5. She studied with Jussi Paananen at the local music school called Triade. In 2006 she won the Kristal Helder Prize (stichtingkristalhelder). At the age of 13, she got accepted to the Young Talent Class of the Conservatory in Amsterdam (ahk), where she studied with Lex Korff de Gidts.
Lisette has got many masterclasses from, among others, Birte Blom, Emmy Verhey, Charles Watt, Elisabeth Perry, Chris Duindam, Marcel Baudet, Frank van de Laar, Cuarteto Quiroga, Marc Danel, the Osiris Trio, the Fauré Quartett, Tanja Becker-Bender, Liviu Prunaru and Elisabeth Kufferath.
In 2012, Lisette won the 1st prize at the Rijnlands Music Competition in Leiden. She played with Xenia Evers (piano), with whom she formed a duo. In 2013, Lisette won, with her trio called Trio Rosso, the 3rd prize at the Princess Christina Competition in Haarlem (christinaconcours). Together with Chieko Donker Duyvis (cello) and Xenia Evers she formed Trio Rosso. In 2014, Lisette won the 2nd prize at the Britten Violin Competition in Zwolle (brittenconcours). In 2013, Lisette was asked to do a project with members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (concertgebouworkest). Arndt Auhagen, Edith van Moergastel, Nuala McKenna, Chieko Donker Duyvis, Elisa Karen Tavenier and Lisette played Brahm’s sextet in B flat.
Lisette got accepted to the 1st year of Bachelor at the Conservatory in Amsterdam, at the age of 17. She finished her Bachelor degree and currently continues her studies with Maria Milstein.
In October, 2014, Lisette played as one of the 1st violinists of the Symphony Orchestra of the Conservatory of Amsterdam together with the great cellist Giovanni Sollima. They played Sollima's composition.
Lisette also forms a duo, since September 2015, with Víctor Baena, organist. People can book them for concerts, weddings, funerals and other events. (See COLLABORATIONS)
In April 2016, Lisette has her first international concert tour with her piano trio (Trio Rosso). They gave several concerts in Mexico City and Ciudad Juárez. They were invited by the Dutch embassy in Mexico and were also asked to give masterclasses to underprivileged children. Trio Rosso was allowed to play in the most beautiful locations of Mexico City.
In the summer of 2016, Lisette and Víctor were invited to play together at the Grachten Festival of Amsterdam and the International Organ Festival of Astorga (Spain) in 2017.