Frederique studied piano and musical education as well as light music theories at the Sweelinck Academy of Music in Amsterdam sitting her final examinations in 1980 and 1981.
She attended several master classes and obtained the Studio Sound Certificate at the School of Audio Engineering.

In addition to her professions of piano-teacher and teacher of music theories, she is also a composer and founder of the Liesbeth Hoppen Fund. She is also a board member of the Homes and Work Space for Artists Foundation (Stichting Woon- en Werkruimtes voor Kunstenaars).

Her repertoire contains, amongst others, pieces of Albeniz, Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Greco, Meijering, Prokofjev (Peter and the Wolf), Sjostakovitch, Van Son and Stravinsky.

Frederique has an extensive track record including:
Video productions, 'En Passant' and ' Per la Strada' in co-operation with Jeannette van Steen; 'Time Sequence' , an imitation related to the recital piece of the same name of Toshi Ichiyanagi; 'Mots d'amour', a composition and video based on a letter of Guy Maupassant; 'Books with a sound' , live and computer compositions in co-operation with Marina van Laer.

Compositions for all carillons of Amsterdam including the Oude Kerk, Westerkerk, Zuiderkerk, en Munt, Love songs for two ladies, together with Danielle van Vree, and the complete musical notation, on computer, for cabaret group Shooting Party.