For a Dog
Guitarist/Composer/Bandleader Corrie van Binsbergen (1957) finished her classical guitar studies in 1983. She has been active in a very wide musical range and played guitar and bassguitar with numerous different bands and groups, in pop, jazz and improvised music, music for theatre and danceproductions, recording sessions, the houseband of a TV-show and even the circus. In 1986 she started her own band 'Corrie en de Brokken'. Ten years later, she founded the 'Stichting Brokken' realising surprising and succesfull productions where she brings together different musical styles or artforms. In 1999, Corrie van Binsbergen received the VPRO/Boy Edgar prize (the most prestigious award in Dutch jazz- and improvised music) for her creativity, craftsmanship and versatility. This prize is considered an oeuvre-prize. She received numerous commissions such as Holland Festival, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, NPS Jazzmarathon, ASKO Ensemble, European Women in Music Congress, Mondriaan String Quartet, Filmmuseum, Dutch Wind Ensemble, Radio Symphony Orchestra.