Jos Maters

Organist & Harpsichordist

About Jos

Organist

Jos Maters (1997) started playing the organ at age 10 under the supervision of Theo Duyst. After five years he changed teacher and received lessons from respectively Willem van Twillert and Gerrit Christiaan de Gier. These lessons were meant to prepare him for studying at the conservatory. From 2015 until 2020 Jos studied at the Prins Claus Conservatory in Groningen with Theo Jellema and Erwin Wiersinga. In addition he also studied harpsichord with Johan Hofmann. Jos is currently doing his masterstudies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam; organ with Matthias Havingha and harpsichord with Menno van Delft.

In 2018 Jos participated in the international summeracademy in Haarlem, which is part of the International Organfestival Haarlem. There he received lessons from Olivier Latry, Ben van Oosten, Reitze Smits and Menno van Delft.

In 2017 and 2019 Jos was awarded two prizes in two organ competitions.

Currently Jos is organ scholar of the Basilica of St. Nicholas in Amsterdam.

About Jos

Harpsichordist

Jos discovered the harpsichord much later than the organ; he did not start playing the harpsichord until the age of eighteen. At the conservatory in Groningen - where he was studying organ - he started a bachelor harpsichord with Johan Hofmann in addition to his organ bachelor. In the summer of 2020 he succesfully completed this. At the moment Jos is studying harpsichord with Menno van Delft at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.

Duo Calyptura

Since 2019 Jos is playing together with saxophonist Marlon Valk Under the name 'Duo Calyptura'. In unique programmes they try to show the colours of their instruments. Expect warm sounds, energetic playing, and a fresh view on both old and comtemporary music.

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Teacher

Besides making music Jos has another passion: teaching. Jos is available for teaching the organ, harpsichord and piano, both young and old, starting and more advanced players. The most important goal for Jos is that his students are having fun in making music. That will make them motivated to work hard. When a student has extra wishes Jos is always receptive for that. With one student he might go more into the literature, while with another student he might focus more on church-related playing instead. In every situation the goal will stay the same: to bring the student to a higher level, both technically and musically.

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Agenda

09 January 2021

Duo Calyptura in Lemelerveld

20:00 - 21:00
Willem Hendrik Zwart hal, grensweg 17
lemelerveld, Overijssel 8153 RB The Netherlands
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08 June 2021

Orgelconcert Amsterdam

12:00 - 12:30
Waalse Kerk Amsterdam, Walenpleintje 159
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 1012 JZ The Netherlands
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21 July 2021

Orgelconcert Franeker

15:00 - 15:30
Martinikerk Franeker, Breedeplaats 2
Franeker, Friesland 8801 LZ The Netherlands
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