Curriculum Vitae

Education
Sept. 2014 – July 2016, Universiteit Utrecht
Research Master Musicology (cum laude, GPA 4.0)
Thesis: The Phenomenological Space of Timbre

Jan. 2016 – May 2016 The University of Cambridge, Selwyn College
Erasmus Exchange programme: performance studies, working with Prof. John Rink

Sept. 2011 – Juli 2014, Universititeit Utrecht
Bachelor of Arts Musicology
Thesis: Emotions and Music: A Critical Review of Prevailing Arousal Theories in Musicology

Professional Experience
Oct. 2017 – Present, University of Leuven
Music analytic PhD Research on the function of noise in contemporary music for non-pitched percussion. 
Conference presentation at SMA TAGS 2018: "The Functions of Non-Pitched Percussion in Varèse's Amériques"

Sept. 2016 – Sept. 2017, New Arts International
Content Manager / Editor for MeloMe (a new streaming platform for classical music), Challenge Records and ECM.

Compositions
Sept. 2018, Gevoelige Materie
Commisioned by Galerie Agnes Raben, Vorden (NL)
6 minutes

Dec. 2017, Fixation
Commisioned by theatre production Fixation, with support from Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds
47 minutes

Dec. 2016, Still
Commisioned by theatre production Still, with support form Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds
45 minutes

Dec. 2015 Turning
Commisioned by theatre production Turning, with support from Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds
45 minutes

Other projects
2018
- Moderator at a symposium with dr. Maarten Beirens, Erik Voermans and Douwe Eisenga, University of Utrecht
- Member of the PhD Society board, University of Leuven
- Short non-academic essay “Ruis als muziek” published in Petrichor 2