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Ko Zwanenburg (Church Musician, Organ, Piano)

Born: 1963 - The Netherlands

The Dutch church misician, organist, pianist, Ko Zwanenburg, studied at the Nederlands Instituut voor Kerkmuziek (Dutch Institute for Church Music) in Utrecht piano with Theo Saris and organ with Elly Kooiman and Kees de Wijs. He grasduated from the Utrecht Conservatorium with Diploma of Performing Musician Organ, his teacher was Jan Welmers. He took a course in improvisation with Bert Matter. His study was awarded an honorable mention for performing 20th-century music.

Ko Zwanenburg gives concerts and accompanies soloists and choirs, and combines these activities with teaching in his own practice for organ and piano in Utrecht. Since August 2004, he serves as cantor-organist of the Nicolaïkerk in Utrecht. As a performer he can be heard on the CD "Jan Welmers Organ Works" (1999) and "50 jaar Marcussen - orgel Nicolaïkerk Utrecht " (2006).

has performed new Dutch music by Jacques Bank, Berry van Berkum, Daan Manneke, Andries van Rossem, Wim de Ruiter, Jan Welmers with with Ties Mellema (saxophone), Fredrike de Winter (percussion) and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Brass Soloists. As a consultant he has been involved with the Stichting Culturele Evenementen Nicolaikerk te Utrecht (Foundation Cultural Events Nicolai Church in Utrecht) since August 2004. He lives in Utrecht.

 

Source: Saamhorigheidsorgel & Orgewlconcerten Websites; English translation by Aryeh Oron (September 2014); Ko Zwanenburg profile on LinkedIn
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Aryeh Oron (September 2014)

Ko Zwanenburg: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works

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Ko Zwanenburg (Huis Orgel) [Dutch]
Ko Zwanenburg (Orgelconcerten) [Dutch]

Ko Zwanenburg on LinkedIn


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