Marius van den Brink 

Pianist - Keys - Composer - Arranger




Marius van den Brink

Willem van Konijnenburgstraat 21 • 1062DM Amsterdam • +31640408144 • mariusvandenbrink@gmail.com 

  
EDUCATION

High School: Havo, profile: Culture & Society, Institute: Esdal College Emmen Finished: june 2008

Study: Bachelor of Music, Jazz & Pop piano/keys, Piano teachers: Tilmar Junius, Johan Hendrikse, Jeroen van Vliet, Instute: Artez Conservatory, Zwolle Finished: June 2012

Study: Master of Music, Jazz & Pop Pianom Piano Teachers: Bert van den Brink, Randal Corssen Institute: HKU, Utrecht Finished: june 2016

   
FIELD EXPERIENCE

- Piano player for the Millennium Jazz Orchestra led by Joan Reinders

- Piano player for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NJJO) led by Eric Vloeimans (2013/2015)

- Piano player for the Marius van den Brink Trio

- Keyboard player for Kim Hoorweg

- Piano player for the JazzArt Orchestra

- Piano player for the Dutch Symphonic Wind Orchestra (DSWO) led by Ruud Welle

- Piano/Keboardplayer for the Stendhall Syndrome Trio

- Piano/Keyboardplayer for the Ananse Orchestra led by Yannick Hiwat

- Substitute for several orchestra’s and bigbands such as:

The Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy led by Peter Kleineschaars, The Metropole Orchestra led by Jan Wessels, The Konrad Koselleck Bigband led by Konrad Koselleck, The Dual City Bigband led by Rini Swinkels, The Dutch Police Corps led by Peter Kleineschaars

- Shared the stage with internationally well know artists such as:

John Clayton, Bob Mintzer, Phillip Harper, Gary Smulyan, Chris Cheek, Joris Roelofs, Typhoon, Angelo Verploegen, Eric Alexander, Benjamin Herman, Rolf Delfos, Joris Teepe, Ilja Reijngoud, Shirma Rouse, Eric Vloeimans,  Leo Janssen, Doug Webb, Tom Beek, Paul Heller, Ingolf Burkhardt, Ack van Rooyen, Sjoerd Dijkhuizen, Bert van den Brink, Deborah Carter, Marius Beets, Wim Essed, Andy Haderer, Peter Weniger en Bert Joris

- Substitute as a teacher at the Conservatory of Utrecht, the Netherlands

- External expert during the final exams of the pianists from the Prins Claus conservatory Groningen (2016)

- Has been on tour in Europe with several formations in Greece, Poland, Germany, Belgium, England and France

- Host and programmer of the Cox Jazz Sessions in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

- Musical Director for two theatre productions of which one in cooperation with the National Theatre in The Hague, the Netherlands

- Participated at several master classes led by a.o.:

Kenny Werner, Enrico Pieranunzi, Philippe Catherine, Ben van Gelder, Aaron Parks, John Riley, Rob van Krefeld, Cedar Walton, en Jason Rebello

- Played at several well known Jazz venues and festivals such as:

The Half Note Club Athene, North Sea Jazz Festival, het Bimhuis, Jazz in Duketown, Amersfoort Jazz festival, Breda Jazz, De Doelen, Hot Jazz Club te Munster, Lantarenvenster, Deventer Jazzfestival, Bevrijdingsfestival Overijssel, Odeon De Spiegel, North Sea Jazz Club, Paradox, Tivoli Vredenburgh,

          
PARTICULARS

- Nominated for the ArtEZ Friendship price (2012)

- Representative from the Conservatory of Utrecht to play at the National Jazz day (2013)

- Selected as piano player for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (2013) 

- Nominated for the National Conservatory Talent Award(2014)