Tjako van Schie
|Born||April 17, 1961 60) (age|
|Occupation||Dutch composer, pianist and répétiteur|
Tjako van Schie (born April 17, 1961 in Coevorden) is a Dutch pianist and composer. He is a répétiteur at the Amsterdam Conservatory.
Since 1999 Van Schie has been working as a host professor at the conservatory of Porto (Portugal).In 2001 he toured the People's Republic of China. In the same year he toured in the Netherlands and in Portugal with the Orquestra Portuguesa de Saxofones, also known as Vento do Norte.
Van Schie also composes musicas well as rearranges music. He wrote music for all kinds of musical ensembles, as well as rewritten old music. For example: he rewrote compositions of Robert Schumann to be performed by piano and saxophone ensemble.
In 2012 he played the piano for singer and soap actress Jette van der Meij.
Van Schie was educated at the Zwolle conservatory, after which he attended several master classes, among others at the New York pianist Jacob Lateiner.
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