He is a French horn player who entered the Maastricht
Conservatory of Music in 1995 and studied the horn and orchestral
In 1996 he officially founded the Harmony Youth Wind Rosamici which has the aim of providing training and guidance
to young musicians. Originally
it was started it with a group of about five friends who were all musicians
and as more friends joined the group they moved from Frederick’s
kitchen to the garage. The
group that are still playing now rehearse in a local pub where there is
more room. The role of
conductor passed to Ludo Royen
once Frederick’s career
started to expand.
Aside from his studies he worked was the leader of
both a student orchestra and a youth orchestra and had occasional jobs as a
teacher. He has continued with these
activities since leaving his studies.
He graduated from the Conservatory in 2002 with distinction as a
specialist in chamber music, as a soloist and in Baroque.
Since starting his career as a professional musician
he has worked with the Rundfun Sinfonie Orchester Berlin,
been an intern at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden and been a member of the Gustav
Mahler Youth Orchestra.
In 2000 he took a position of French horn player with the
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra and 5 years later he took the same
position in the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. He also gives performances of jazz,
light and film music.