Anke Steenbeke – piano
Started her piano studies at the age of 8. At the Academy of Music and Speech in Eeklo, she took piano courses with professor Lieve Vossaert. After nine years she decided to evolve her passion for piano at the Conservatory of Ghent. With her mentor Johan Duijck she has specialized in classical piano music. In 2007, Anke graduated with honors. Since then she has been active as a piano teacher and accompanist at the Academy of Music and Word in Tielt. To increase her knowledge, she took several master classes with, amongst others, Jan Vermeulen, Levente Kende and Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden.
Besides her passion for the classical piano music, Anke is also intrigued by Argentinian tango music. During her search for new influences she moved to the Netherlands. She began a specific tango piano study at the Codarts Conservatory in Rotterdam. She follows specialized courses with masters of tango music, including Gustavo Beytelmann Nicolas Ledesma, Cristian Zarate … She is a member of several tango groups, including the tango quintet ‘LocosLindos’ and’ Roffa Tango Trio’. In 2014 she completed her studies at the Tango Department of the Rotterdam Conservatory with excellence. Anke currently combines piano teaching with recitals. Some culminating points were her performances at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and the Cumbre Mundial del Tango in Buenos Aires (Argentina). With Roffa Tango Trio, she was laureate of Supernova, a contest by radio Klara.