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SIMON GROOT

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Period

1958 - current

Genre

contemporary classical music

Biography Simon Groot

Simon Groot was born on September 16, 1958 in Huizen (North-Holland). Education He began his clarinet studies in 1981 and composition with Jan van Dijk in 1982 at the Brabants Conservatory in Tilburg. He continued his composition studies at the Conservatory of Rotterdam with Klaas de Vries and later with Peter-Jan ...
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Biography Simon Groot

1958

Simon Groot was born on September 16, 1958 in Huizen (North-Holland).


Education

He began his clarinet studies in 1981 and composition with Jan van Dijk in 1982 at the Brabants Conservatory in Tilburg. He continued his composition studies at the Conservatory of Rotterdam with Klaas de Vries and later with Peter-Jan Wagemans. He studied choral conducting privately with Jan Eelkema (state examination choral conducting, 1997). Following his conservatory period he began studying musicology at the University of Utrecht.


Activities

As a musicologist Groot is associated to the Meertens Institute in Amsterdam where he does research on the relationship between unisono songs from the 16th century and the polyphonic instrumental and vocal music from the same period. As choral conductor he is associated the Collegium Amisfurtense, The Veluws Vocal Ensemble and the Hemony Ensemble. Additionally he regularly conducts ad jpc choral projects.


Publications

His doctoral thesis on songs, the lute - and the cither zettingen in the Nederlandtsche Gedenck-clanck by Adriaen Valerius (Haarlem, 1926) received an honourable mention by the Royal Association for Dutch Music History and the Society for the promotion of music.

2004

Adriaen Valerius

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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