Rik Cornelissen

15th of August 1984

 

Studies

2006 Bachelor Classical Music with Harriët Markus & Gerie Daanen | Codarts, Rotterdam

2006 Bachelor Argentinian Tango with Wim Warman & Gustavo Beytelmann | Codarts, Rotterdam

2006 Conducting & arranging | Codarts, Rotterdam

2009 Master Jazz & Pop with Bert van den Brink & Klaus Paier | Artez, Arnhem

2012 Advanced accordion playing with Claudio Jacomucci | Scuola Superiore di Fisarmonica, Italië

 

Worked with

Bert van den Brink | Wim Warman | Juan Pablo Dobal | Ramon Valle | Rob van Kreeveld | Angelo Verploegen | Jan Menu | Egon Kracht | Marc van Rooij | Ben van den Dungen | Robert-Jan Vermeulen | Wiro Mahieu | Claudio Jacomucci | Tuur Florizoone | Luca Piovesan | Taco Nieuwenhuizen | Taco Gorter | Enrique Firpi | Maciej Domaradzki | Jeen Rabs | Jacques Schols | Jean-Louis van Dam | Yonga Sun | Joost Zoeteman | Vincent Houdijk | Teus Nobel | Anthony Heidweiller | Mini & Maxi | Miranda van Kralingen | Lennart Monaster | Sybrand van der Werf | Francis van Broekhuizen

 

Groups

2004-2007 Passion for Tango | Tango Nuevo

2006-2009 Rik Cornelissen Quartet | Jazz & New musette

2006-2010 Kapelsky (gastmuzikant) | Modern jazz & Balkan

2006-present Duo Wim WarmanTango & Latin jazz

2008-2014 The Grooveclub | Latin jazz & Tango

2009-2013 French Touch | Jazz & New Musette

2009-2014 Gloed (gastmuzikant) | Pop

2010-present Opera Minora | Improvisation opera

2012-2014 Tango Extremo | Tango crossover

2013- present Traveller (solo) | Latin jazz, jazz, tango

2014-present Jeen Rabs Quartet | Brazilian & Jazz

2014-present Tocar | Latin, Jazz & Tango

2015-present Quartet for the Ends of Jazz Modern Jazz, classical, impro

2015-present Frank Nielander (saxes) & Rik Cornelissen (acc) | Jazz, world music

2016-present Ruud Houweling | Singer & songwriter

2016-present Trifid Jazz, world music, soundscapes

 

Concerts & Tours

The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, Austria, Italy, Turkey, Portugal, Cuba, Brasil & Bolivia.

 

Projects

2001 & 2005 Euro+ Songfestival | Rotterdam & Porto

2003 Fashionshow | Hyères

2004 Opera in ’t Hart | Yo! Opera

2005 CD ‘Passion’ | Passion for Tango

2006 Film ‘Zwartboek’ | Paul Verhoeven

2010 CD ‘En nu verder’ | Gloed (guest musician)

2012 Worldpremière ‘Tensegrity’ | Claudio Jacomucci

2013 Film ‘Van Gogh: Een huis voor Vincent’ | Pim van Hoeve

2013 CD ‘Kleur de hemel blauw’ | Gloed (guest musician)

2013-14 Theatertour ‘Caribe’ | The Grooveclub

2014 CD ‘Traveller’ | Rik Cornelissen solo

2014 Boom! | De Nederlandse Opera

2014 Duke Ellington Conference 2014 | Bert van den Brink & Tuur Florizoone

2015 Theatershow NU! | Mini & Maxi

2015 CD ‘Birds of Paradise’ | Tocar & the Radio Filharmonic String Quartet

2016 Vrije Geluiden | Tocar

2016 Voorstelling Aufrecht Gehen & Over Grenzen | Lubert Priems

2016 CD ‘Erasing Mountains’ Ruud Houweling

2016 CD ‘Catch my Kitsch’ | Jeen Rabs Quartet

2016 Voorstelling Prins op het Knappe Paard | Opera Zuid & Laagland

 

Masterclasses

2000 & 2001 Friedrich Lips | solo

2001 Margit Kern | solo

2001 Harriët Markus | solo

2004 Aquiles Delle Vigne | Passion for Tango

2004 & 2005 Leo Vervelde | Passion for Tango

2004 & 2005 Jorge Oraison | Passion for Tango

2005 & 2006 James Crabb | solo

2006 Geir Draugsvoll | solo

2006 Klaus Paier | solo

2006 Richard Galliano | duo

2007 Richard Galliano | solo

2009, 2010 & 2011 Claudio Jacomucci | solo

 

Teacher

2002-2003 Teacher Accordion Music school Polderhuis | Bergschenhoek

2001-2006 Conductor accordeonvereniging Excelsior ‘64 | Ammerstol

2003-2007 Conductor accordeonvereniging Harry van Wezel | Vlaardingen

2006-2007 Teacher accordion Music school Capelle aan den Ijssel | Capelle a/d Ijssel

2006-2007 Teacher accordion Music school Krimpen aan den Ijssel | Krimpen a/d Ijssel

2006-present Private teacher accordion Rik Cornelissen | Nijmegen & surrounding area

2008-present Workshops and courses, mainly about improvisation | The Netherlands

2011 Guest teacher Accordion Jazz at ArtEZ, Conservatory Enschede | Enschede

2012-2013 Teacher Accordion Amsterdam Conservatory, Pop department | Amsterdam

2013-2015 Teacher Accordeon at the Academy Musical Talent | Utrecht

2013-present Main subject teacher Accordion ArtEZ Conservatory, Jazz department | Arnhem