at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague. He also had private lessons with
Friedemann Immer, and has given performances as both soloist and orchestral player with the Kölner Barockorchester, the Hamburger Barockorchester,
Concerto Barocco, Cappella Maria Barbera and Gelders Bach Collegium.
Rudolf’s playing career to date has let him to perform in a wide variety of styles as a soloist and in numerous orchestras. As such, he has toured throughout the whole of Europe as well as performing in Canada, Tasmania and New Zealand. His playing experience has encompassed baroque and symphony orchestras, bigbands, wind orchestras, musicals, pop, funk and jazz.
For six years he was the solo trumpeter with a Dutch militairy band.
He currently plays in the following ensembles:
Rudolf played as free lance trumpeter in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and Dutch National Opera.
He also plays in various Chamber and symphony orchestras,
such as Ensemble Conservatoire, Helios Ensemble,
Het Promenade Orkest and plays Bach Cantatas on modern as on
baroque trumpet (e.g. Amersfoorts Kantate Orkest).
Rudolf teaches trumpet for the
School of music Ceres
and is also working for the
Dutch National Opera in