Leo van Oostrom
Van Oostrom studied clarinet with Jolle Huckriede and saxophone with Adriaan Bosch at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague . He graduated with the Fock Medal as the best student of the year and then played the saxophone in various symphony orchestras.
Since 1969 he has been a soprano saxophonist with the Nederlands Saxofoon Kwartet (with Ed Bogaard , Adri van Velsen and Alex de Leeuw ), which has recorded several albums (including works by Tristan Keuris , Wim Petersma , Peter-Jan Wagemans , Otto Ketting , Klaas de Vries , Klas Torstensson ) and was awarded the Johan Wagenaar Prize in 1980. From 1992 to 2003 he was lead saxophonist with The Metropole Orchestra . With the pianist Wolfgang Watzinger he performed classical saxophone repertoire, and with the pianist Eddy van Dijken ( saxophobia ) he played music by Rudy Wiedoeft and Frank Trumbauer and presented historical saxophones from the period from 1854 to 1960.
Other musical partners included the ASKO / Schoenberg Ensemble , the Ebony Band , the Waterland Ensemble , the David Kweksilber Big Band , the Kwartoet , the Beau Hunks , Andor's Jazzband , the Trio Amici , and That's Jazz . As a soloist he has appeared with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra , the Concertgebouw Orchestra and others. Since 1981 he has been teaching at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.
|SURNAME||Oostrom, Leo van|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Oostrom, Leonardus van|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Dutch saxophonist and music teacher|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1942|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||The hague|