belongs to a new generation of musicians that devotes itself to both early and contemporary music. Having attained three separate degrees from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, namely in flute, traverso and chamber music, he has pursued a career that embraces three centuries of music, performing everything from Baroque music on the one-key traverso to early Romantic music on the eight-key traverso to contemporary music on the modern Boehm flute, including the alto and bass flutes. His relentless exploration of new repertoire is driven by his strong sense of curiosity. What did a composer have in mind while writing,whether it was yesterday or 200 years ago? How will a piece impact the audience?