Composers » Wijnand van Klaveren

Wijnand van Klaveren completed first and second phase piano (with distinction, teacher: Willem Brons) and organ (teacher: Pieter van Dijk) at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. He won several prizes in improvisation (Louis van Dijk) and chamber music (Vriendenkrans and Wolfgang Jacobi Wettbewerb in Münich). He composed and arranged for Arno Bornkamp, Ties Mellema, the Aurelia- and Amstel and Alliage saxophon quartet, the Utrecht-, Jenufa- and Romeo- String Quartet, Lavinia Meier, Jasperina de Jong, Louis van Dijk, Christianne Stotijn, Thomas Oliemans, the Holland Wind Players, Camerata Amsterdam, New Trombone Collective and many others. Lots of his arrangements and works have been recorded by Arno Bornkamp, Ties Mellema and their quartets. His Trois Pièces de Fantaisie sur un thème de Berlioz for alto sax and piano have been published by Lémoine in Paris. Recently he completed a mass for bariton and organ, which has been recorded, as well as canticles for choir and organ in the Anglican Tradition.