New Composers Pitch

11 November 2022 | 16:00 - 17:15Clubzaal

Young composers are presenting themselves and their work in the final hour of this year’s New Music Conference. Some of them are still studying at the Dutch conservatories, some have just graduated, all have been brought forward by their former teachers. Welcome them to the stage! Let’s see how they manage to pitch their art. A professional jury will discuss the presentations. The composer who makes a lasting impression will be rewarded with a Buma New Music Incentive of 250 euro.


Presented by:

Co de Kloet
Co studied as a classical recorder player and saxophonist at the Conservatory Hilversum. Since the beginning of 1980 he works as a musician, composer, radio maker, music teacher and producer. At the NOS (now NTR) he focusses on radio- and television programs. Music, soundscapes and documentaries are a big factor in his work. He developed projects with Todd Rundgren, Frank Zappa, Brian Eno, Steve Vai, Michiel Borstlap, George Duke, Mike Keneally, Gary Lucas and Terry Bozzio. Next to music producer and program maker he is currently music supervisor and presenter for NTR, NPO Radio 1, 4 and 6.


Jonge componisten presenteren zichzelf en hun werk gedurende het laatste uur van de conferentiemiddag. Sommigen van hen studeren nog aan de Nederlandse conservatoria, sommigen zijn net afgestudeerd, allen zijn naar voren geschoven door hun docenten. Verwelkom ze op het podium! Hoe pitchen zij hun kunst? Een professionele jury zal de presentaties bespreken. De componist die een blijvende indruk maakt, wordt beloond met een Buma New Music Incentive van 250 euro.