Ivo van Emmerik - Database © 2019

Ivo van Emmerik (Amsterdam, 1961)  studied composition with Robert Heppener in Amsterdam and Brian Ferneyhough, Frederic Rzewski and Walter Zimmermann in The Hague. He also attended summer courses given by Morton Feldman and John Cage. Later, he studied electronic music and computer applications with René Uijlenhoet.

Van Emmerik  has written solo works, chamber music and orchestral works that have been performed throughout Europe by some of the finest musicians.  Moreover, he often collaborated with other artists in works that combine sound, text and image and he composed music for interactive electronic media.

Since 1998, Ivo van Emmerik teaches music- and cultural history and analysis at the ArtEZ Conservatory in Zwolle, Netherlands.

His music has been performed at many international festivals, such as Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt (1990), Holland Festival (1991), Biennale Zagreb (1991), Festival SpatioMusica ( 1998) and Transit Festival Leuven (2004), performed by Residentie Orkest (Hans Vonk conducting), Nederlands Kamerorkest (Lucas Vis conducting), Nieuw Ensemble (Ed Spanjaard conducting), Slagwerkgroep Den Haag, Ives Ensemble, muziekgroep 'de ereprijs', Het Trio, Anthony de Mare a.o.

For an overview of published scores: Donemus

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