Since 1990, Andre has been a trumpet player and since 1997, he is the solo trumpet for the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, a modern orchestra strongly rooted in the tradition of classical music and the spirit of its hometown Rotterdam. The orchestra performs in its home country and abroad and is famous for classical music combined with arts, film or dance. Both famous and young talents find a stage with this orchestra and this aspect enables Andre to fit in smoothly.
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As a trumpet player, Andre feels there is much more to it than just playing the notes: endless curiosity and drive to communicate are preconditions for a performance on any stage. As a trumpet player, Andre has an unstoppable energy and he created many concepts to link and motivate people and musicians. Andre is a trumpet player with a mission to let people connect to their core and to create common value.
Activities as trumpet player
Andre is the solo trumpet for the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and for years, he was a valued member of the Dutch Wind Ensemble, that the large audience knows as the orchestra to perform the annual New Year’s Concert on Dutch television. His solo in “Beirut” by Ibrahim Maalouf has been viewed many times on Youtube. Andre gives master classes on a regular basis and he is a teacher at the Rotterdam conservatory Codarts. Together with four other Dutch famous trumpet players from the jazz, pop and classical music, he founded the Trumpets of Orange. These 5 trumpet players perform on a regular basis in the Netherlands, and the blow away their audiences each and every time
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