Rianne Wilbers – soprano


Rianne Wilbers impressed with her expressive interpretation of the soprano part in ‘To you’ by Peter Schat. She performed this composition with student ensemble FC Jongbloed at November Music 2014. Convinced by Riannes extraordinary talent, artistic vision, bravoure and theatrical expression, November Music offered her a solo-recital at Museum ‘De Pont’, Tilburg, in 2016.


Rianne graduated with Cum Laude in Februari 2016 after a special master recital in the Big Hall of ‘Muziekgebouw Eindhoven’. She took masterclasses with Claron Mc Fadden & Lucia Meeuwsen and sung with ensemble Lunatree at Crosslinx & Gaudeamus Muziekweek. Rianne is also one of the ‘Jonge honden’ (Young dogs), the talent program from Intro in Situ Maastricht.

Tom Klaassen of VPRO radio program ‘Galerie Modern’ invited Rianne, in coöperation with Vrije Geluiden, to four broadcasts around her person and musical choices. Lately she sung a full program around Louis Andriessen in Belgium with Bl!ndman.

Nicoline Soeter – artistic director & composition

Trough unexpected, surprising sounds and very colourful music, creating a new story over and over again, there lies the strength of composer Nicoline Soeter. In 2016/2017 she is one of the ‘New Arrivals’, the program for top talent in Brabant. Nicoline Soeter wrote for November Music, Transit Festival in Leuven, the Fonds Podiumkunsten, Muzieklab Brabant, literary production house Wintertuin and TiLT.

In 2008 piano players Nora Mulder and Pauline Post played her composition in the Bimhuis, during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek. Nicoline Soeter won the price ‘Art and Philosophy’ from bkkc, Tilburg University and Avans Hogescholen in 2013. She worked with renomated musicians as Erik Bosgraaf, Heleen Hulst & An Raskin, Aart Strootman, Amsterdan Bridge Ensemble, duo Hochscheid & van Ruth, Ensemble 306 and ensemble FC Jongbloed.

Tom Sanderman – saxophones
Saxophonist Tom Sanderman works as a soloist and plays in the Dutch experimental ensemble VONK. He also performs as a guest player with other ensembles such as Lunapark and Bang on a Can

A Fierce advocate for contemporary music, Tom has already worked with and commissioned a number of composers, performing and recording several new works and world premieres. Tom studied saxophone with Ties Mellema and Niels Bijl. He took part in the Bang on a Can summer music festival 2016 at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams (USA) where he collaborated with composers such as Julia Wolfe and John Luther Adams.

When Tom received the Jacques de Leeuw Award 2015 the jury stated, ‘’Tom Sanderman is a sublime musician who excels with professional repertoire. He is a versatile performer who seeks out the frayed edges that generate excitement and knows that he can distinguish himself in this way. Within this astute space he had developed his own style, opting firmly for contemporary music.’’

Reggy van Bakel – percussion

Percussionist Reggy van Bakel has a great feel for visual spectacle and a strong love for contemporary repertoire. He performed with Champ d’Action, Het Balletorkest, Magogo Kamerorkest, Lunatree, Slagwerk Den Haag and Het Zuidelijk Toneel. Reggy completed his master degree classical percussion, cum laude in 2016  at the Fontys Conservatory, Tilburg, with Peter de Vries and Marcel Andriessen.
He took masterclasses with Claire Edwardes, Emmanuel Sejourne, Momoko Kamiya, Arthur Lipner, Graham Johns and Henrik Larsen. He also participated at the sixt edition of the ‘International Katarzyna Mycka Marimba Academy’. He is involved in young ensembles and bands  as VanDryver and Cast Glass.

Erwin Muller – clarinets
Erwin Muller is a chamber music player in hart and veins. With wood quintet Venturi he pioneers in Belgian Creations and rediscoveries of lost Belgian repertoire. Venturi has programs around music theater, youth productions, and other interdisciplinary performances with different themes. They were programmed by ‘Festival van Vlaanderen’. In the Netherlands Erwin was involved in several projects with FC Jongbloed and TEMKO, with Aart Strootman and Ramon Lormans. With TEMKO, Erwin was broadcasted on VPRO’s Vrije Geluiden.

Erwin studied at the Royal Conservatory of Ghent with Eddy Vanoosthuyse. He took masterclasses with Dr. Robert Spring, Hideaki Iwai and Jan Guns. Erwin obtained his Master Degree Clarinet in 2012 with distinction. In 2014 he completed a specialisation Master of music at the Fontys Conservatory, Tilburg under guidance of Geert Baeckelandt.