ITEAONLINE AUDIO LIBRARY: Perry Hoogendijk "Quicksilver: Five New Pieces for Tuba"
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Perry Hoogendijk, born in Zeist in 1971, started playing the tenor tuba when he was nine years old, receiving his first lessons from his father. Later on he changed to bass tuba and attended the Hilversum Conservatory, receiving his degree in performance and teaching.

Continuing his education in Germany at the conservatories in Essen and Detmold he studied with Hans Nickel, solo tuba player of the WDR Symphony in Cologne. In addition Perry travelled to the United States where he studied with Gene Pokorny, Rex Martin, and Charlie Vernon, also participating in one of the last master classes given by the legendary tubaist Arnold Jacobs.

In Juli 1997 Perry was invited by the world famous Tuba Soloist Roger Bobo as an "emerging young artist" at the international Tubaconference in Riva Del Garda Italy. In December 1999 Perry Hogendijk won third prize at the International Competition for Solo Tuba in Sydney, Australia.

From 1996 to 2002 Perry was a member of the North Hollands Philharmonic. In September 2004 he joined the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and was made professor at the Sweelink Conservatory in Amsterdam.

Perry Hoogendijk has performed often as a soloist with amateur wind ensembles and is active as a lower brass coach and teacher. In february 2006 Perry was a 'Guest Teacher' for Rex Martin's Tubaclass at Northwestern University Chicago USA.

Recently Perry has been working hard trying to expand the solo repertoire for Tuba. This has resulted in a number of new pieces for Solo Tuba and Wind Bands. In the concert season of 2011/2012 he will record 5 new pieces that will appear on his new solo CD 'Quicksilver'

Besson interview with Perry Hoogendijk, Principal Tuba of KCO

Interview: Perry Hoogendijk