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HUUB DE VRIEND

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Period

1954 - current

Genre

contemporary classical music

Online

www.huubdevriend.com

Biography Huub de Vriend

Huub de Vriend was born on November 23, 1954 in Arnhem. Education He studied psychology with a specialisation in didactics. Thereafter Afterwards he studied music education and composition at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He completed his composition studies with Louis Andriessen. Activities Next to his work as composer Huub de ...
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Biography Huub de Vriend

1954

Huub de Vriend was born on November 23, 1954 in Arnhem.


Education

He studied psychology with a specialisation in didactics. Thereafter Afterwards he studied music education and composition at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He completed his composition studies with Louis Andriessen.


Activities

Next to his work as composer Huub de Vriend began giving music lessons in 1981 in various classes and school types within continued education. His ideas and designs for a musical education center have been realised in the Marienpoelstraat and Eymerspoelstraat in Leiden. The ‘Caraillon’ is a component of the in 1994 devised composing playground. Tody he teaches composition at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and is he coordinator of the deparment teaching music. In the 'Composing factory ' which he set he gives composition workshops and componeer courses and several divers courses in continued education for music schools and music teachers. He is pianist in the ensemble Street Fable that among other performs his compositions for the Muralpoems in Leiden.


Compositions

In Huub de Vriend’s work education plays a large role. He has composed for various amateur ensembles like De Rim-Ram Suite and De Wekker (the alarm clock), of which the last has been written for a combination of all conceivable varying ensembles within a music school. Not only the instrumentation is apparent in his work but also composition techniques and styles have become explicit subjects for his compositions as in, for example, De Reuzenalbatros (the giant albatross) for harp and orchestra, Vitesse for clarinet quartet and Rat for piano. This last composition concerns all conceivable types of rap.


Publications

Huub de Vriend is co-author of Intro, a Thieme-Meulenhoff (Zutphen) publication on a method for music in continued education. Intro is worldwide the first music method in which composes in a methodical manner is taught to high school studensts.

Huub de Vriend
(2004)

Discography Huub de Vriend

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