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E-mail: info@bouwebruins.nl

Tel: +31 628124386

Hoevelaken, The Netherlands

BIOGRAPHY

Music offers the opportunity to express things in ways otherwise unimaginable. The piano in particular gives me tremendous freedom to express my emotions and my musical ideas.

 

I discovered our neighbour's piano as a child, I fell in love for the instrument immediately. When my musical ability became evident, my parents bought me a piano and I went on to take classical piano lessons from age 7.

 

In 2006 I graduated as a Performing Musician in Piano Jazz & Pop at the ArtEZ-conservatory in Zwolle. During my course I gained a lot of experience accompanying vocalists, various choirs, singing groups and theater companies. I play solo and in various bands at events like festivals, parties, weddings, corporate meetings, concerts and such. Since 2010 I teach at the ArtEZ conservatory in Arnhem. There I give the course Harmony at the piano, Accompaniment on piano and Methodology. Since 2016 I am a teacher at Pop Music Academy in Bunschoten.

 

Besides performing and teaching, writing musical compositions is one of my greatest passions. I have worked on many pieces and continue to collaborate with songwriters for artists, theater productions and commercials. 

I live in Hoevelaken, near Amersfoort. I play throughout the country and with some regularity abroad.