I am a composer.
In my compositions, I explore visual thinking in the generation of musical material, spatial audio, and working with microtonality/just intonation. I look for a balance in my works between the abstract and the concrete, keeping room for emotion and looking for a sense of beauty. I'm always aiming for a strong sonic signature in each work, whether that work is only instrumental, or mixing live instrumental elements with recorded material, spatial setups, binaural mixes, film, and other techniques to create authentic experiences.
I am also a music recordist, mixer & producer.
This combination allows me to work on diverse productions, from incorporating recorded music & spatial audio into my own works, writing and producing film or theatre scores, to recording & mixing other peoples music. Since COVID started, i gained an interest in live-streaming & networked audio, resulting in a specialisation in setting up and mixing remote concerts. I was involved in projects like organising & technically executing the full 'Spring Festival Online 2020' of the Royal Conservatory the Hague, creating the live-streaming & communication setup for the 'Young Composers Meeting 2021' by the Ereprijs Orchestra, The network setup for the 'HyperOrgan Symposium 2021' at Orgelpark Amsterdam, The Source Elements presentation for the NowNet Networked Music Conference 2021, and other projects. Through my collaborative spirit and open attitude, I aim to get any project to its ideal results, forging relationships and intimate collaborations in the process. I stand for quality, communication, and transparency.
I studied Composition, Music production & Songwriting at the Prins Claus Conservatory in Groningen.
After completing my bachelor I went on to take Composition lessons with Calliope Tsoupaki at the Royal Conservatory The Hague. In September 2021 I started my Masters Composition at the Royal Conservatory, studying with Calliope Tsoupaki & Mayke Nas.