In 1992 I started playing the piano and music became an important part of my life. This page contains an selection of musicals, compositions and improvisations and theater productions. Please find my music in movies, mp3 and sheet music.
Non-classic compositions came later. For example, Afscheid (Dutch for goodbye) was written in cooperation with my mother for the passing of a loved one and Insecurity was composed after a personal relationship.
La Chasse Naturelle
In 2003 I produced La Chasse Naturelle. This piece for piano combines classical music with jazz. A recording can be downloaded as mp3. I recorded and processed La Chasse Naturelle myself by using a Yamaha P-80 digital piano. Also the score can be downloaded.
After three years of accompagnying the "Doortochtkoor" in Zoetermeer, I composed as a fairwell gift the following music in december 2003. It consists of Kyrië, Sanctus, Lam Gods, Voorbede-acclamatie and Onze Vader.
In 2004 and 2005 I composed and recorded C'est Fragile. Containing three parts, it starts with a melancholic piece. Second is a slow, tragic piece of music. In concludes with a fragile part, which comes best into play if listened to directly after the first two parts. Score and mp3 are here for downloading.
Theater productions and accompag
A lot of my activities in music involves accompaniment other musicians, mainly singers. As of 1999, I am active in the world of musicals. As founder and chairman of the theaterorkest.nl foundation (Stichting theaterorkest.nl in Dutch, www.theaterorkest.nl), I have performed and organized a large variety of musical and theater productions throughout the region. It all started with the fantastic musical Children of Eden, written by Stephen Schwartz. Since, I appeared as pianist in 20 musicals and started conducting from 2010. I also played percussion in various musicals. I worked with various theater companies, amongst others Zpinazie (www.zpinazie.nl), Greg and Baud (www.greg-baud.nl), Waanzin (www.waanzintheaterproducties.nl), Treatief (www.treatief.nl), Storytellers (www.storytellers.nl).
Next to musicals I have been musical leader for the music theater shows of Reflectie (www.reflectie-zoetermeer.nl) from 2000 until 2008. For Reflectie, I have composed and arranged music for the shows Poeh poeh o ja, Dejavu, Hebbes and De Zolder. In those shows we performed the music in different arrangements and theaters. Furthermore, I was the initiator of the Musicalday, of which can be found more on the site www.musicalday.nl. It was organized three times between 2009 and 2013 a full day in Zoetermeer with highlights from musicals, performed by 100+ live musicians and singers.
Fields of Gold & No frontiers mash-up
On 18 October 2003 I recorded my first blues, using the Yamaha P-80 digital piano. In addition I used the bass guitar, rhodes, strings and soprano saxophone from the Yamaha S-03. My second blues is from 15th of June, 2005. It is a blues in A key on piano en double bass. The third blues is called, Vibra Blues, is a first recording with a marimba, in C, accompanied by myself on piano.