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List of works

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 4’30”

Published by arendgerds.net (order here)

Flexible ensemble
Duration: ca. 9’00”

Published by arendgerds.net (order here)

Solo Tuba
Duration: ca. 6′

Published by arendgerds.net (soon available)

Guitar duo
Duration: ca.  5′

Published by arendgerds.net (soon available)

Available for Fanfare and Flexible ensemble
Duration: ca. 3′

Published by arendgerds.net (order here: Fanfare, Flexible ensemble)

Available for Fanfare and Brassband
Duration: ca. 8’30”

Published by arendgerds.net (order here: Fanfare / Brass band)

(recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Pieter Bosma)

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 9′

Published by arendgerds.net (soon available…)

Available for Fanfare, Concert band, Brass band and Flexible ensemble
Duration: ca. 3’30”

Published by arendgerds.net (order here: Fanfare, Concert band, Brass band, flexible ensemble)

(recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Pieter Bosma)

Available for Fanfare, Concert band and Brass band
Duration: ca. 3’45”

Published by arendgerds.net (Order here: Fanfare, Concert band, brassband)

(recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Pieter Bosma)

Available for Fanfare, Concert band and Flexible ensemble
Duration: ca. 4’30”

Published by arendgerds.net (order here: Fanfare, Concert band, Flexible ensemble)

Saxophone quartet
Duration: ca. 3’45”

Published by arendgerds.net (order here)

Premiered by Nomen Nominandum

Trumpet 1-4, Horn 1-4, Trombone 1-4, Euphonium, Tuba and Percussion
Duration: ca. 8’45”

Premiered by Koperguod, cond. Andries Kramer

Fanfare
Duration: : ca. 5′

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Wilhelmina Leens, cond. Bienze Ijlstra

(recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Pieter Bosma)

Fanfare, Concert band
Duration: ca. 5′

Published by Tower Editions

Premiered by Ad Hoc Vakantieorkest, cond. Erik Rozendom

(recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Pieter Bosma)

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 3’15”

Published by Tower Editions

Premiered by Excelsior Baflo, cond. Arend Gerds

(recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Pieter Bosma)

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 4’30

Published by arendgerds.net (order here)

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 7′

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Concordia Drachten, cond. Durk Krol

(recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Pieter Bosma)

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 10′

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Sereno Baflo, cond. Aline Werkman

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 9’40”

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Excelsior Oude Bildtzijl, cond. Johan Postma

(recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Pieter Bosma)

Trumpet, Alto saxophone and Fanfare
Duration: ca. 6′

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Femke Ijlstra, Omar Tomasoni, Oranje Minnertsga, cond. Bienze Ijlstra

Available for Fanfare, Concert band and Brass band Duration: ca. 5′ Published by  Tower Editions Premiered by Oranje Grootegast, cond. Anne van den Berg (recording: Oranje Grootegast, cond. Anne van den Berg)

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 5′

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Concordia Oldebroek, cond. Wouter Iseger

Available for Fanfare and Concert band
Duration: ca. 8′

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Zomerorkest Nederland, cond. Paul van Gils and Ido Gerard Kempenaar

Available for Fanfare and Brassband
Duration: ca. 3’30”

Published by Tower Editions

Premiered by the Gereformeerde Brassband Groningen, cond. Jan Werkman

(recording: Gereformeerde Brassband Groningen, cond.  Jan Werkman)

Available for Fanfare, Concert band and Brass band
Duration: ca. 7’30”

Published by Tower Editions

Test Piece Gouden Spiker Festival 2018

Horn 1-2, Alto saxophone 1-2, Vibraphone
Duration: ca. 7′

Premiered by KunstPalet

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 13′

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Psalm 150 Dinxperlo, cond. Tijmen Botma 

Available for Fanfare and Concert band
Duration: ca. 4’30”

Published by Tower Editions 

Premiered by Vriezenveense Harmonie, cond. Erik van der Kolk

Guitar trio
Duration: ca. 5′

Published by Donemus

Premiered by Het Baldur Gitaartrio

Brass band
Duration: ca. 5′

Published by Tower Edition

Available for Fanfare and Concert band
Duration: ca. 4’30”

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Wilhelmina Leens, cond. Bienze Ijlstra

Available for Fanfare, Concert band and Brass band
Duration: ca. 4′

Published by Tower Editions

Premiered by Oranje Grootegast, cond. Anne van den Berg

Five female voices
Duration: ca. 3′

Published by Donemus

Premiered by EVA Vocaal ensemble

Clarinet and Vibraphone
Duration: ca. 5′

Published by Donemus

Premiered by Duo Wolffs/ KleinJan

Flute, Alto saxophone – Bass clarinet, Tuba, Percussion, Piano and Violin
Duration: ca. 7’30”

Premiered by Het Vers Ensemble, cond. Gerd Wensink

Fanfare
Duration: ca. 5′

Published by AM Music

Premiereed by Excelsior Westenholte, cond. Marten van der Wal

Guitar, Bass trombone and Piano
Duration: ca. 5′

Published by Donemus

Premiered by Ruud Harte, Russ Zokaites and Riëtte Olthof during the Literary Cafe Project

Flute Bass clarinet, Horn, Tuba, Percussion, Piano and Violin
Duration: ca. 5′

Premiered by Het Vers Ensemble cond. Gerd Wensink

Trumpet, String quartet and Organ
Duration: ca. 2’15”

Published by Donemus

Premiered by Odd Pearls

Available for Fanfare – and Concert band
Duration: ca. 5’00”

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Omar Tomasoni and Wilhelmina Leens, cond. Bienze Ijlstra

Available for Fanfare and Concert band
Duration: ca. 7’30”

Published by AM Music

Test Piece Gouden Spiker festival 2017

Premiered by Juliana Aduard, cond. Stefan de Groot

Available for Fanfare and Concert band
Duration: ca. 5′

Published by AM Music

Premiered by Wilhelmina Leens cond. Bienze Ijlstra

Mezzo soprano and Guitar
Duration: ca. 5′

Premiered during a project by Kameroperahuis Zwolle

Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, Piano
Duration: ca. 8′

Electronics: Arend Gerds
Acoustic composition: John van Eck

Premiered by Het Vers Ensemble, cond. Jorrit Laverman

Flute, Horn, Tuba, Percussion, Violin, Cello
Duration: ca. 6′

Premiered by Het Vers Ensemble, cond. Gerd Wensink

Flute, Oboe, Bass clarinet, Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello
Duration: ca. 22′

Premiered by Het Vers Ensemble, cond. Gerd Wensink

Trombone quartet
Duration: ca. 6′

Oboe, Horn, Tuba
Duration: ca. 2’30”

Premiered on tv during VPRO’s Vrije Geluiden

Animation by Lynn de Rijk

Soprano and Bass trombone
Duration: ca. 6’30”

Premiered by Esther von Schoenberg and Russ Zokaites

Percussion and Electronics
Duration: ca. 4’30”

Premiered by Niek KleinJan

String Quartet
Duration: ca. 7′

Premiered during a masterclass by the Shanghai String Quartet

Tuba and Live Electronics
Duration: ca. 10′

Premiered by Niels Lammers

Wind Band
Duration: ca. 6′

Premiered during a MSU Wind Band masterclass

Soprano, Clarinet, Marimba, Timpani, Piano (QM)
Duration: ca. 10′

Premiered during the Artseedz Festival

Choreography: Barbara Ebner

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn 1-2, Trombone, Tuba
Duration: ca. 5’30”

Premiered by Het Vers Ensemble, cond. Gerd Wensink

Clarinet, Horn, Timpani, Cello
Duration: ca. 4′

Premiered during an Erasmus project, Eisenstadt

Horn 1-4, Piccolo trumpet, Trumpet 1-5, Trombone 1-3, Bass trombone 1-2,  Euphonium 1-2, Tuba 1-3
Duration: ca. 5′

Premiered during the ArtEZ Brass festival (prizewinner composition contest)

Flute 1-2, Clarinet, Bass clarinet, Oboe, Horn 1-3, Tuba, Percussion, Harp, Piano, Violin 1-2, Viola, Cello 1-2, Mandolin, Guitar, Bass guitar
Duration: ca. 12′

Premiered by Het Vers Ensemble, cond. Larysa Bauge, during the International Guitar Festival Zwolle

Harp and dance
Duration: ca. 9′

Choreography: Josefine Patzelt

String Quartet
Duration: 10′

Premiered by the Matangi String Quartet

Soprano and Piano
Duration: ca. 3′

Text by Bob Boswinkel

Flute, Bass clarinet, Horn 1-2, Trombone, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello
Duration: ca. 10′

Premiered by Het Vers Ensemble, cond. Raghna Wissink

Piano
Duration: ca. 4′

Premiered by Jisk Lieftink

Soprano and Double Reed Quintet
Duration: 10′

Premiered during ArtEZ chamber music sessions

Selected for International Composers Weekend Workum, It Nije Ensemble conducted by Hoite Pruiksma

Flute, Cello, Piano and Percussion
Duration: ca. 25′

Collaboration with Larysa Bauge and Lenka Rucká

Premiered during the Spring Reverb Festival Enschede, Concordia theater

Piano and accordion
Duration: 8’30”

Premiered by Masha Galperina and Vincent van Amsterdam

Saxophone quartet
Duration: ca. 6′

Premiered during a masterclass by Aurelia Saxophone Quartet

Electronics and dance
Duration: 10′

Premiered during the ArtEZ Choco project

Choreography: Barbara Ebner

Flute, Bass flute, Clarinet, Alto saxophone, Baritone saxophone, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone 1-2, Tuba, Piano, Percussion, Electric guitar, Bass guitar
Duration: ca. 4′

Premiered during a masterclass by Orkest de Ereprijs, cond. Wim Boerman

Saxophone quartet
Duration: 5′

Premiered by Aurelia Saxophone Quartet, Bimhuis Amsterdam

Flute, Trumpet 1-2 and Snare drum
Duration: ca 5′

Premiered during ZwART Festival Zwolle (project Peter Greenaway)

Tenor
Duration: 2′

Premiered by Gevorg Aperánts during Yo Opera! Festival

Vibraphone
Duration: 4′

Premiered by Niek KleinJan

Reed quintet
Duration: 5′

Premiered during a masterclass by Calefax Reed Quintet 

String quartet
Duration: ca. 3′

Premiered during a masterclass by Matangi Quartet

Selected for the Krashna kamermuziekfestival Delft

Rijnhoorn,
Duration: ca. 15′

Premiered during Festival Hollandse Rituelen, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t Ij

String quartet
Duration: ca. 4′

Premiered during a masterclass by Matangi Quartet

Marimba, Timpani and Piano
Duration: ca. 9′

Premiered by Tim Klompenburg, Niek KleinJan and Laura Knul