Mezzo-soprano Marion van den Akker is a multifaceted artist. She gave master classes on the songs of Schumann, Liszt, Strauss Brahms and lectures on the oeuvre of the Canadian composer Claude Vivier and the Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina.
Marion van den Akker founded the series ‘Royaal Vocaal’ in 2005 in the Nieuwe Kerk (The Hague).
She is a singing teacher and performer at the Peter de Grote Festival and gives master classes at the Summer Academy.
Marion van den Akker is programmer of the Chamber music series ‘Klassiekintveen’ at the concert farm “Onder de Linden” where she also produces chamber opera’s and runs a recording studio.
Marion van den Akker was head of the vocal department and vocalteacher at the Prins Claus conservatorium until September 2014. Recently Marion van den Akker has a private vocal school together with her accompanist /pianist Jeroen Sarphati .