Nick Van Elsen - Composer - Engraver

March 25, 2019

I'm happy to announce that I will be the composer in residence of Festival Brass Band from this year on. I'm honored that this top class band wants to stimulate young composers like me. They also appointed me as their solo flugelhorn player. Challenging but exiting! 

April 5, 2018

It has been hard to write (good) music after a year full of big projects. However there are some new recordings of my works. The piece 'Odi et Amo' is added on my soundcloud page and HERMESensemble uploaded the performance of 'Gedachten'. Some interesting projects for...

March 14, 2018

Today I officially started preparing my end project for next year. The goal is to recreate the ancient Greek tragedy 'Bakchai' by Euripides. 

Through this link you will be able to follow the procedure step by step. 

January 1, 2018

Happy new year! 

2018 will be a year to experiment and discover new things. During the first week of March I will be present at the Young Composers Meeting in Apeldoorn (NL) organized by Gaudeamus and orchestra 'De Ereprijs'. Not very much compositions are planned for t...

December 30, 2017

What a year it has been! 2017 was on many fronts a very interesting year. A lot of new music was created what also caused a small writers block after the summer holidays, but "Physika" for ensemble is almost finished. 2017 was the year of Palindroom: a new piece commis...

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