2016 onwards: Indian classical violoncello

Studied in Mumbai, India under Dhruba Ghosh (sarangi) and is currently studying dhrupad under Marianne Svacek and Nirmalya Dey (through workshops). Also took lessons from Lenneke van Staalen (violin); received basic tabla lessons from Vaibhav Kadam (disciple of Yogesh Samsi) and Heiko Dijker.


1998 - 2002 Codarts Rotterdam

Classical violoncello. Teachers: Ad van Dongen and Herre-Jan



EXPERIENCE (some highlights, see also under TOUR):

2018 Concerts with pianist Asli Boz.

Concerts with Sandhya Sanjana. 


2017 Solo concert Enlight Your Whish; biggest mindfulness event in Netherlands (Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam).

2016 onwards Eya Trio: concerts in Netherlands and Italy (2017) with Lies Beijerinck

(didgeridoo) and Terence Samson (percussion).

2016 Yogaconcerts with Thomas Kwakermaat (hang drum) and

Rolan Djan (yoga teacher).

2013 - 2016 Pieter Nooten (producer/composer of electronic music):

Concert in Netherlands en Legnica, Polen (2013);

performed at the World Press Award ceremony (2013) at

Muziekgebouw aan het IJ. 

2013 - 2015 QuarteQ (string quartet; Jasper van Rosmalen-violin, Jurjen

Soeting-violin, Floris Hestemans-viola); performed my compositions en works Philip Glass en Steve Reich.

2012 Kyteman Orchestra; performed at Dutch television program De Wereld Draait Door.

2009 - 2017 Avi Adir (flute, vocals, bouzouki): concerts in Netherlands and Goa,


2009 - 2015 Lunova: duo with Wieke Garcia (vocals, guitar, percussion, harp).

2008 onwards Tango Aliado: Quartet with Francoise van Varsseveld (violin),

Gert Wantenaar (bandoneon) and Mariken Zandvliet (piano);

Launched an album(2014). Concerts in Netherlands and France.

2006 Marco Borsato: Symphonica in Rosso in GelreDome, Arnhem, Netherlands.

2002 - 2008 Herbert Grönemeyer: Mensch and 12-tour; stadiums in

Germany, Austria, Swiss, Italy, UK (Royal Albert Hall) and Netherlands (Heineken Music Hall).

RECORDINGS (selection):


Freshbeat Studios (e.g. composed music in for documentary 'Vrijwilligers' (Michiel van Erp,2017) together with Klaas Berings and Daan Herweg; Tango Aliado (Un Abrazo 2014); Pieter Nooten (several albums, for example Red Hot Bach 2014); Avi Adir (Trio Aya 2013 and Woods Whistling 2012); Lunova with Wieke Garcia (album 2011); Most Original Soundtracks (Viktor and Rolf show 2011); Herbert Grönemeyer (DVD'S 12 Live 2007 and Mensch 2003); Marco Borsato (CD and DVD 2006); many others.




2015 Organisation Klawer

Went to Klawer, South Africa together with Lies Bijerinck to coach kids.

2016 - 2017 Non profit organisation Full Moon Babylon

Secretary of organisation that promotes world music.