Wim Ruitenbeek


Tuesday, June 11
10 – 11 a.m. 
McGinley Pavilion

Wim Ruitenbeek learned to play the carillon from Freek Bakker, city carillonneur of Nijkerk. In 2005, he obtained his master's degree at the Dutch Carillon School in Amersfoort, where he studied with Arie Abbenes and Bernard Winsemius. He then took master classes in interpretation from Geert D'hollander and inspirational lessons in improvisation from Roel Smit. He also studied music education at the Utrecht Conservatory. Wim worked for many years as a music teacher and choral conductor. He is a regular player of the unique glass carillon in Leidsche Rijn and city carillonneur of Harderwijk, Hilversum, Nijkerk, Tiel, and Velsen. 


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