Anna Elis de Jong

About

Pianist, composer and arranger Anna Elis de Jong studied and graduated at the Conservatory in Rotterdam. She played in several groups such as: Quartet Anna Elis de Jong, and Stages of Being Group. She accompanied a lot of singers, among others Lilian Vieira and Maria Joao Mendes. She performed on festivals, theatres and at many venues internationally. Since 1997 she teaches at Codarts.

 

 

Career

She did many projects: Symphonic Songs by Jobim 2006, Dansamba 2009, Tribute to the music of Guinga 2010: Opera do Malandro in cooperation with Brazilian guitarist Nelson Faria. In 2011 she recorded the first part of her CD “Stages of Being” with Nelson Faria, Ney Conçeicão and Rafael Barata in Rio de Janeiro. The second part was recorded in The Netherlands with Ed Verhoeff, Maciej Domaradzki, Michalis Cholevas, Udo Demandt and Miguel Hiroshi Garcia. In 2015 she was a guest in Brazil, São Paulo (EMESP), giving a masterclass and a concert with students from Codarts. On her album ‘Stages of Being’ Anna Elis shows herself as a versatile pianist, composer and arranger.

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