Anja van Dooren studied at the conservatories of

Utrecht and The Hague (Netherlands) with

Bas de Jong (teaching musician) and Harmen de Boer

(performing musician) respectively, graduating in 1991

and 1994. She took masterclasses with Karl Leister,

Hans Deinzer and Anthony Pay in Germany and Italy.

Apart from doing replacements in several professional

orchestras, she often plays chamber music in various

ensembles including Ensemble Contours, the Rossignol

Quartet (flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon) and

Duo Modern. With Duo Modern (flute and clarinet) she

made a CD in 2003 as a result of which the duo performed

in the Amsterdam Concertgebouw.

With orchestra she performed as a soloist in the Mozart

Clarinet Concerto more than once.

She is teaching the clarinet at the music school of Leiden.