Claudette Verhulst was born in 1989, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. She started playing the piano at the age of ten, receiving lessons from Mieke van der Aalst. During the last year of secondary school Claudette was admitted to the pre-courses at the Tilburg Conservatory, where she studied with Bart van de Roer, one of the founders of the famous Storioni Trio.
One year after that she started her Bachelor study at The Royal Conservatory of The Hague. Her teachers there were Paul Komen, and from then on, with intense feelings of gratitude, the late Rian de Waal. In June 2014, Claudette successfully finished her Masterstudies at The Royal Conservatory with David Kuijken.
Claudette won prizes at various contests, among which the Prinses Christina Concours and the SJMN competition. She followed masterclasses with Ronald Brautigam, Paolo Giacometti, Igor Roma, Ilona Timchenko and Dmitri Bashkirov. In The Netherlands and in Belgium Claudette performed in some of the bigger concert halls: Dr. Anton Philipszaal (The Hague - NL), De Philharmonie (Haarlem - NL), CC 't Schaliken (Herentals - BE), Museé des Beaux-Arts (Liège - BE).
In November 2014 she performed with orchestra 'Brabant Sinfonia' conducted by Paul van Gulick pianoconcerto no. 23 KV 488 in A by Mozart.
November 2017 Claudette performed with orchestra 'Brabant Sinfonia' conducted by Paul van Gulick pianoconcerto no. 2 by Rachmaninov.
She worked as a piano coach for the Dutch movie 'The Conductor', released in 2018.
Since September 2019 Claudette started as a piano teacher at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.
Claudette also likes to combine classical music with a touch of theatre. Together with Elsbet Remijn she forms the piano duo Beth & Flo.