Kees Schul (Oostzaan 1956) decided to dedicate himself to the piano after obtaining his Master's degree in physics. He studied with Jan Wijn at the Sweelinck Conservatory and with Aloys Kontarsky in Cologne.
He performs regularly as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist of vocalists such as soprano Suze van Grootel, with whom he has been a regular duo for years. He has done a great amount of work of work for the Dutch radio orchestras, the Residentie Orchestra and the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, and is a regular pianist for the salon ensemble Capriccio.
As a conductor, Kees Schul directed numerous operetta performances. He was responsible for the world premiere of Charles Morrow's 'The Book of Hours' for the VPRO radio, and 'O Nederlanden' ('Oh Netherlands') by Willem Wander van Nieuwerk, on the occasion of the commemoration of the Münster peace.
Songs in the Top 30:
Wilhelmus /Prinsenmars - Wilhelmus / Princes' March (piano)
Henri's drinklied - Henri's drinking song (piano)
Waar de blanke top der duinen - Where the white tops of the dunes (piano)
Zusje, kun je mij soms ook vertellen - Sister, could you tell me (piano)
Moeder ik kan je niet missen - Mother, I can't live without you (piano)
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