Anahi Oraisón: violin, viola, electric violin
Marij van Gorkom: bass clarinet, clarinet, e-flat clarinet, EWI
Marlijn Helder: piano

Fully dedicated to contemporary music, trio-to-go plays in the complete unique combination
of violin, bass clarinet and piano. Promoting the combination violin/bass clarinet/piano and
expanding its repertoire is an integral part of their mission. In addition, Anahi and Marij play a
wide range of instruments, providing varied programs and allowing composers optimal

trio-to-go greatly values collaborating with composers. They are currently working with
various composers on new compositions. The trio members frequently work with composition
students at several conservatories, i.e. in the orchestration classes of Robin de Raaff at the
Rotterdam conservatory (Holland).

trio-to-go enjoys helping young composers to explore the
technical and musical possibilities of their instrumentation.
trio-to-go impresses audiences through their intricate ensemble playing and the joy that
radiates from them as they perform music they believe in.

In April 2007 the trio performed the Dutch premiere of Touch-and-go by Roderik de Man in the
Lantaren/Venster (Rotterdam, Holland) In June 2008, they performed in an all Roderik de Man
multimedia program at ‘DE PLAYER’ in Rotterdam. The CD recording of this project was
released in January 2009. Later this season, trio-to-go is scheduled to perform premieres of
compositions by Caroline Ansink, Alex Jiménez and Jorge Villavicencio. They are invited to give
a concert at the ‘Festival Internacional de Chihuahua’ in Mexico in September 2009.

trio-to-go started at Codarts, Rotterdam conservatory. Since then the ensemble has been
coached by, amongst others, Thijs Kramer, Henri Bok, Gordan Nicolić and Harry Sparnaay.

“Touch-and-go received an outstanding Dutch premiere with this
concert. A very happy composer went home that night.” Roderik de Man
“If this trio does not persist it would be a loss not only to Dutch
music but to the contemporary music world in general.”
Harry Sparnaay
 “What a great young group! Technically and musically assured, with a keen understanding of the contemporary idiom and displaying a wonderful sense of unanimity and ensemble, they perform their ground-breaking repertoire with passion, drama, style and panache.”Philip Pickett, Director New London Consort / Director Musicians of the Globe
“This young and enthousiastic trio is a very valuable addition to the Dutch and international musical scene.”
Henri Bok