He is a clarinetist born in The
Hague in The Netherlands who took his studies in
music at both the Royal and Sweelinck Conservatories
and graduated in 2003.
In his professional career he has performed as a
member of the Conservatory Orchestra of Amsterdam, the National Youth
Orchestra, the Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra. The Netherlands
Radio Symphony and Netherlands
Radio Chamber Philharmonic and Philharmonic Orchestras.
He participated in The International Holland Music
Sessions in 2003 and in the late 2000s he performed as a stand-in for Jos Roeden with Trio Mutano. The
concerts met with such success that they decided to keep him on as a member
of the trio.
He has appeared as a performer in the world premiere
of Svadebka! which was
put together by Peppie Wiersma. It includes Theo Verbey’s
finalisation of Igor Stravinsky’s Les
Noces written in 1919 and Louis Andriessen’s arrangement of Scherzo a la Russe.
In the recording studio he has played as a soloist on
the 2009 recording Karl Amadeus
Hartmann Und Das Streichquartett
with the Doelenkwartet.