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Dominique
Vleeshouwers

Percussion

The first percussionist to win the prestigious Dutch Music Prize in 2020, and winner of the first prize, press prize and audience award of the 2014 TROMP international percussion competition, Dominique Vleeshouwers is known for his virtuosic percussion skills and out-of-the-box projects.

For his solo recital in The Concertgebouw in 2016, the Dutch solo percussionist launched the Playground project, creating symphonic techno by combining electronic and acoustic music in a new and imaginative way. For the 2018 TROMP opening concert he created Marching & Breakin’, a grand concert for five percussionists, a breakdance crew and a large wind band. In 2013, Dominique Vleeshouwers graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam with the award-winning project Child Soldier.

As a soloist, he has performed with the Asko|Schönberg ensemble, Tokyo Sinfonietta, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, and Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra (Russia), among others. He also enjoys playing chamber music and has collaborated with the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble and the Netherlands Wind Ensemble.

Dominique Vleeshouwers is an Adams Artist, whose percussion instruments are supported by the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund and the Stichting Eigen Muziekinstrument.

In the 2020/21 season, Dominique Vleeshouwers makes his debut with the Concertgebouworkest.

 

The first percussionist to win the prestigious Dutch Music Prize in 2020, and winner of the first prize, press prize and audience award of the 2014 TROMP international percussion competition, Dominique Vleeshouwers is known for his virtuosic percussion skills and out-of-the-box projects.

For his solo recital in The Concertgebouw in 2016, the Dutch solo percussionist launched the Playground project, creating symphonic techno by combining electronic and acoustic music in a new and imaginative way. For the 2018 TROMP opening concert he created Marching & Breakin’, a grand concert for five percussionists, a breakdance crew and a large wind band. In 2013, Dominique Vleeshouwers graduated from the Conservatory of Amsterdam with the award-winning project Child Soldier.

As a soloist, he has performed with the Asko|Schönberg ensemble, Tokyo Sinfonietta, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, and Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra (Russia), among others. He also enjoys playing chamber music and has collaborated with the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble and the Netherlands Wind Ensemble.

Dominique Vleeshouwers is an Adams Artist, whose percussion instruments are supported by the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund and the Stichting Eigen Muziekinstrument.

In the 2020/21 season, Dominique Vleeshouwers makes his debut with the Concertgebouworkest.