Emilie Bastens (1990) is a Dutch professional Harpist.
She was touched by the sound of the harp at the age of four and started her harp lessons at the local music school in ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.
At the age of 13 she was admitted to the School for Young Talent at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, under the professional guidance of Ernestine Stoop. At this conservatoire she graduated for her bachelor degree in 2012 and two years later she obtained her Master of Music degree.
The solo career of Emilie includes performances at beautiful locations in The Netherlands (Dr. Anton Philipszaal, Rijksmuseum, Kürhaus Scheveningen, Theater aan de Parade) and concerts abroad (Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Czech Republic).
Besides her solo career, Emilie is member of various chamber music ensembles such as her harp duo: DuoDyade.
Emilie has an endless musical taste and she loves to experiment with the innovative musical developments together with her “Big Blue”.