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Marten Sijbrandij

Tollens Ensemble
Rijswijk (The Netherlands)
Marten Sijbrandij worked as an organist and later as conductor in various churces in and around The Hague. He has a degree in music performance on the Double bass from the Rotterdam Conservatory (Codarts), and also had lessons in choir and orchestra conducting.
From 1996-2015 he conducted the Telemann Ensemble in Maassluis, and he conducts the wind ensemble Musica senza Corde.
Marten Sijbrandij played the double bass in Tollens Ensemble from the beginning, and also frequently served as assistant conductor. Since 2017 he is the chief conductor of this orchestra.