attended the Hilversums conservatorium and the Sweelinck
conservatorium and graduated with degrees in performance and teaching.
He was a
member of the National Youth Orchestra from 1985 to 1988 and the
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra from 1991 to 2005. From 2005, he has been the Principal
Timpanist of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
with whom he has performed include the Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra, the
Flemish Opera Orchestra, the Hague
Residentie Orchestra, the Limburg Symphony
Orchestra, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Orchestra Sinfonica de Tenerife, the Rotterdam Philharmonic
Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and Symfonia
He is also one
half of the Flying Dutch Percussion Team, with Peter Vulperhorst. They participated in the 2007 Dutch
Drum Event in Heerenveen, The Netherlands.
2009, Maarten taught a couple of master classes at the seventh annual Days
of Percussion festival and competition in Fermo, Italy.
which he appears comprise Bach
Cantatas: Complete, Bach Edition: Complete
Works, and Goffredo Petrassi: Concerti per Orchestra.