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GIJS VAN DIJK

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Period

1954 - current

Genre

contemporary classical music

Biography Gijs van Dijk

Gijs van Dijk was born on July 17, 1954 in Delft. Musical education He studied classical guitar in Hilversum, jazz guitar with Wim Overgauw and composition with Tristan Keuris at the Utrecht Conservatory of Music. In 1991 he was awarded the Composition Prize. Activties As an improvising guitar player, Van Dijk has built up ...
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1986   Paul Termos

Biography Gijs van Dijk

1954

Gijs van Dijk was born on July 17, 1954 in Delft.

Musical education
He studied classical guitar in Hilversum, jazz guitar with Wim Overgauw and composition with Tristan Keuris at the Utrecht Conservatory of Music. In 1991 he was awarded the Composition Prize.


Activties

As an improvising guitar player, Van Dijk has built up a reputation as a member of several ensembles with a.o. Greetje Bijma, Han Bennink, Paul Termos, Arend Nijenhuis en Hans Hasebos. He plays frequently with the Broken String Trio en the Impro Kwartet.


Compositions

Van Dijk wrote compositions, often commissioned by the Dutch Government, for saxophone and piano, orchestra, saxophone ensemble and songs. Graffiti Symphony was written for the Ricciotti Ensemble, Canzona (1989) for percussion and wind ensemble was performed by the Netherlands Wind Ensemble in 1993.

Compact discs
Pianist Ivo Janssen performed Toccata No. 1 on the CD Toccata! (NM Extra 98015).

G. van Dijk
2003

Pauline Oostenrijk Ricciotti Ensemble

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