European Youth Brassband 2016

From april 25 till May 1st Erik had to privlige to work with the European Youth Brassband. Young talents from all over Europe gathered in Douai and lille to have a great week with of hard work and great concerts. How great to see people form all nations cooperate so well and we all made friends for life. The concert Hall in Lille is a…

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Queen Symphony performance

1000 people in the audience, 100 choir members and 100 musicians in the orchestra. The Queen Symphony performance was a great succes. The combination with Leo Blokhuis his Queencollege was really cool.

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Delft, lichtjesavond 2015

Really enjoyed  this, 20.000 people on the square. Royal Wind band Delft playing Christmas music with Lidewei Loot singing so beautifull. Life is good.

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Janssen leads Nordic giants in friendly rivalry

Dutch conductor Erik Janssen brings together the combined forces of Eikanger an Manger for an oil concert of Grace and flavours… The Norwegian banding giants of Eikanger Bjorsvik and Manger Musikklag put their traditional contesting rivalry behind them recently to join forces under the baton of Dutch conductor Erik Janssen for a high profile celebration concert in Bergen. Euro champions…

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Ode an de Ao, Symphonie performed by the NNJO

Symfonie Ode an de Ao is a music inspired by the beautiful and quiet scenery of the River AA near the Kymmelsberg. The North Netherlasnds youth Orchesra performed conducted by Erik Janssen performed this musical tribute to nature in a sold out series of 3 concert  july 2,3 and 4  2015 The music was composed by Egbert Meyers. The light…

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Woodfalls go Dutch for Open

Woodfalls take Dr Robert Childs advice by going Dutch with the highly respected Erik Janssen for their British Open return. Following the recent announcement that Dr Robert Childs had accepted the role as their new Music Advisor, the Woodfalls Band has confirmed that the highly respected Dutch conductor, Erik Janssen will lead them at the British Open this year. Delighted…

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Swiss youth brassband

In July 2-5 Erik was the invited conductor of the Swiss Youth Brassband. Richard Marshall was cornet soloist and teacher.  

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Withburn 7th in Royal Albert Hall

Erik’s Conducting debut in the Royal Albert hall Withburn Band, the Scottish Champion invited Erik to be their conductor for the National Finals in the Royal Albert Hall. After good preparation  the result was a 7th place. Erik ‘s debut was historical, he is the first Dutch conductor which performed in his contest.           The 7th place…

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Erik Janssen to direct Whitburn at National Finals.

Exchange Communications Whitburn has announced that Erik Janssen will conduct the band at this year’s National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall. Exciting talent Regarded as one of the most exciting conducting talents in European banding, he is currently the musical director of Dutch champion Brass Band Schoonhoven, who he will lead at this year’s European Championship in Rotterdam in…

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