Upcoming gig with The Mariños: September 2nd at Afzakkerij, Veghel

Speulu! Zondag 2 september, tussen 15u-17u spelen we met The Mariños in de café de Noordkade, de Afzakkerij, in Veghel. Twee lekkere setjes, waarin we ook de nieuwe kneiter ‘Tamara’ van helden ZZ & De Maskers zullen spelen. Zin in!…

New publication: A Pragmatist Approach to Audience Participation in Symphonic Music

Harvest time! An article I wrote together with former colleagues Peter Peters and Imogen Eve, is finally published! The very cool edited volume, Participatory Practices in Art and Cultural Heritage: Learning Through and from Collaboration is super interesting for those…

Upcoming gig with The Mariños: June 18th at Kids 'n Billies Festival

Vers na mijn eerste optreden met de surfband The Mariños, werden we gevraagd als vervanger van een uitgevallen band op het Kids ’n Billies Festival in Nijmegen, 18 juni! Hoera! Want dat is een heel leuk festival – een muziekfestival…

New EP out from We Are Joiners

Last September, me and my band buddies went into the cozy Katzwijm Studio to record some songs. Since then, we have been also recording catchy tunes ourselves in Joep’s home studio, using a crappy plastic 8-track from the 80s. Now,…

Interview in Higher Ed Report by QS

Since my burnout, I have been contacted twice for an interview about my course on Happiness at the University of Amsterdam. As I had to quit the course halfway, due to burnout, it felt a bit awkward to discuss it…

Upcoming gig with The Mariños, May 14th

Cowabunka! At May 14th, I finally get to play on stage with my surf-fella’s The Mariños! I joined them almost two years ago, then Covid happened so all gigs got canceled. At least that gave me plenty of time to…

Presentation at annual MCICM Symposium

On April 23th, I’ll be giving a presentation together with (former) colleague Veerle Spronck at MCICM’s annual symposium. We will be talking about the Learning Orchestra, and the experiments we conducted in the past three years with South Netherlands Philharmonic…

New music from We Are Joiners

During the covid-drenched winter months, we (me and musical friends of We Are Joiners) have been quite busy making music. In September, the three of us went into the cozy Katzwijm Studio, in the middle of the famous Dutch ‘bollenstreek’….

Interview in Flow Magazine

Flow Magazine interviewde me (samen met mensen die er echt verstand van hebben) over geluk, en welke rol tegenslag in ons leven speelt.  Het artikel ‘Tegenslag als Levensles’ staat in de januari-editie van het populaire tijdschrift. Geluk kan niet zonder…