Joyful, passionate and sparkling: an accurate description of Marlon. An inspired musician with a great love for her instrument, the saxophone. She takes delight in playing on various stages, connecting people through music. Over the last years Marlon has played concerts not only in the Netherlands, but also in Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, Hungary and Italy.



Marlon Valk (1995, Apeldoorn) started playing the saxophone at the age of 10 and has loved it ever since. She is currently completing her Bachelor’s degree in Groningen with Femke IJlstra. During her bachelor, Marlon studied for half a year in Stockholm with Christer Johnson and in Zurich with Lars Mlekusch. She has followed masterclasses with Jacob TV, Antonio Cánovas Moreno, Paul Cohen and Rodrigo Vila.

Marlon has performed at the most diverse occasions in the Netherlands and abroad. She plays solo as well as with ensembles and orchestra’s, including Ricciotti Ensemble,  Zürich Saxophone Collective, NJFO and her own quartet: VLAM saxophone quartet.

Furthermore, Marlon provides saxophone lessons at De Bazuin in Winsum and gives private lessons.


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Whether it is tango, Bach, romantic or minimalistic music, these ladies have it all. VLAM aims to appeal to a wide audience and to inspire them with their music and  enthusiasm.

VLAM would love to set you on fire during one of their concerts!

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Always wanted to learn how to play the saxophone? Or want to improve your skills? Grab your chance and discover how much fun music can bring you! Marlon likes to pass on her passion to both young and old. Weekly, biweekly, monthly or occasionally a lesson, in consultation much is possible. In addition to private lessons, Marlon provides saxophone lessons at De Bazuin in Winsum.

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