Ysaline Lentze, born in Brussels in 1998, discovered the harp at the age of 8 and began participating successfully in national competitions at an early age.
From 2006 to 2016, Ysaline was taught by Cécile Marichal at the „Académie de Bruxelles Ville“ and the „Académie d’Uccle“. After graduating from the Lycée Français Jean Monnet in Brussels, she began her studies with Prof. Maria Graf at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, where she also gets taught in orchestra and pedagogy of Prof. Gesine Dreyer.
From October 2021, she will start a master’s degree at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München in the class of Prof. Cristina Bianchi.
In her time in Germany so far, Ysaline has already played and toured with many orchestras: Hessischer Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester, Augsburger Philharmoniker, Neubrandenburger Philharmonie, Isaiah Symphony Orchestra, Neue Philharmonie Berlin, Capella Academica Berlin, Akademisches Orchester Berlin, Junges Ensemble Berlin u.a.
She got the opportunity to play under the direction of Sir Simon Rattle, Peter Eötvös, Sebastian Tewinkel, Anthony Bramall, Howard Arman as well as with Andrea Bocelli in the whale stage. She received artistic impulses through master classes and private lessons with Bernard Andres, Skaïla Kanga, Imogen Bardford, Anne-Sophie Bertrand, Sarah O’Brien, Martina Holler and many others.
Ysaline Lentze received the DAAD Prize 2019.From September 2019 to February 2021 she was an intern at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich.
She is a scholarship holder of the Deutschland Stipendium for the second year in a row.