Odile Torenbeek studied viola at the Hochschule für Musik (Detmold) at Nobuko Imai, surgeon the prestigious Fulbright scholarship gave her the opportunity to obtain a Master of Music at Yale University with prof.Jesse Levine. Odile works in many orchestras both in the US and in Germany. Since 1996 she is a member of the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. Chamber music has always been central to her career. She performs in many different formations at home and abroad.