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November 28, 2019

Two of my most recent works were released on two separate cd's this Fall: Sonatina, for Flute, Oboe and Marimba, performed by the Colori Ensemble and Bop Toccata, for Cello Solo, performed by Wytske Holtrop.

The Leeuwarder Courant on the two releases: "Both works reveal...

September 28, 2018

Last year I was admitted to Compose4you, a project by Donemus, Nieuw Geneco and the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, that aims to stimulate commissions of new compositions by private individuals and by organizations.

I'm very honored that this week I...

September 5, 2018

Looking forward to Wytske Holtrop premiering my 'Bop Toccata' for cello solo this weekend! 'Bop Toccata' was written for her and published by Donemus Publishing BV.

June 15, 2018

Yes! Another composition published by Donemus Publishing BV: ‘Bop Toccata’ (2018), for cello solo. I wrote it for Wytske Holtrop, who will be recording the piece for the Aliud label, this summer. Cd release due Fall this year.
Donemus will be publishing two versions of...

March 30, 2018

Donemus will be publishing 'Sonatina' for two oboes and piano (2017/'18) and 'Bop Toccata' (2018) for cello solo this Spring. A special arrangement of 'Sonatina' for the Colori Ensemble will also be published. Both 'Bop Toccata' and 'Sonatina', in the Colori version, w...

March 28, 2018

This spring two cd's featuring works of mine will be recorded, the release of both being due fall 2018. The Colori Ensemble will be recording an arrangement of my 'Sonatina' (2017/2018) and Wytske Holtrop will be recording a new cello solo piece called 'Bob Toccata' (2...

March 12, 2018

The Frisian Chamber Orchestra will be performing the prizewinning orchestral piece 'Saga' (Akoesticum Prize and First Prize during National Youth Orchestra Competition in 2015) in November 2018: Saturday November 17th in Leeuwarden and Sunday November 18th in Surhuiste...

May 15, 2017

"[This commission] resulted in Spectrum a 4, consisting of three contrasting parts, which premiered yesterday. After an opening movement full of moods and colours almost changing manically, with an at times hammering piano on a sub-surface which radiated nervousness, r...

May 13, 2017

Today I had a nice chat with Douwe Heeringa of Omrop Fryslân about my upcoming three premieres!

May 12, 2017

 Nice interview in Leeuwarder Courant today! 

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Nice reviews for 'Sonatina' and Bop Toccata, recently released on two cd's

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