Teachers Classical Music

The members of our faculty are more than teachers. They’ll be your mentors, your collaborators, and your instant list of more than 500 industry contacts. They are experienced and talented professionals in their field—and bring a thorough knowledge of music to the classroom that comes from a rich professional background in the music industry. They also bring an energy that will inspire you to push your talents and thinking beyond what you thought were the limits. You’ll find yourself transferring their influences to your ensemble rehearsals, performances, recording sessions, and gigs.

Head Classical Music
Irja Zeper

Main subject teachers
Violin
András Czifra
Goran Gribajcevic
Igor Gruppman
Vesna Gruppman
Olga Martinova (no new students)
Natasja Morozova
Gordan Nikolic (only master students)

Viola
Julia Dinerstein
Karin Dolman

Cello
Jeroen den Herder
Herre-Jan Stegenga

Double bass
Peter Leerdam
Matthew Midgley
Luis Cabrera (special guest teacher)

Flute
Juliette Hurel
Julie Moulin
Wim Steinmann (piccolo)

Oboe
Maarten Dekkers
Hans Wolters

Clarinet
Nancy Braithwaite
Julien Hervé
Jan Jansen (clarinet and E-flat clarinet)

Bassoon
Pieter Nuytten

Horn
Martin van de Merwe

Trumpet
André Heuvelman
Ad van Zon
Giuliano Sommerhalder (special guest teacher)

Trombone
Alexander Verbeek

Bass trombone
Brandt Attema

Tuba
Hendrik-Jan Renes

Harp
Saskia Kingma

Percussion
Murk Jiskoot
Chris Leenders
Hans Leenders
Vincent Houdijk
Ramon Lormans
René Spierings

Organ
Aart Bergwerff
Hayo Boerema (organ improvisation)
Hanna Rijken (church music)
Arie Hoek (church music)
Ben van Oosten
Bas de Vroome

Piano
Stéphane de May
Bart van de Roer

Voice
Frans Huijts
Henk Neven
Marcel Reijans
Charlotte Riedijk

Choir direction
Wiecher Mandemaker

Orchestra direction
Hans Leenders

Wind band direction
Carlo Balemans

Composition
Hans Koolmees
Robin de Raaff
René Uijlenhoet
Friso van Wijck

Theory of Music
Patrick van Deurzen
Gijsbert Kok