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THE PLAYER
Marcel Karreman has been active as a performer since he was a teenager. He played guitar in various orchestras and bands, amongst others the Kapel der Koninklijke Marine, Metropole Orkest, the Big Band of the Russian National Circus, Anton Burger Band, Koos Mark-Dancing with the Stars-orkest, de Ramblers, and more. He accompanied a wide range of artists, such as Karin Bloemen, Laura Fygi, Joke Bruijs, Lee Towers, André Hazes, Hind, Do, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Matt Dusk, Lucie Silvas, Linda Wagenmakers, Liesbeth List, Jamai, Esther Hart, Glennis Grace, Mark Dakriet, Ellen ten Damme, Anita Meyer, and many more.

He played with appreciated musicians in studio’s, bands, and several radio and tv-programmes. Among them are Piet Noordijk, Cees Kranenburg, Hans Eijkenaar, Lene te Voortwis, Michel van Schie, Theo de Jong, Toon Roos, Martijn Sohier, Henk Alkema, Sjoerd Dijhuizen, Harry Sevenstern, Henk Sprenger, Jan Hollander, David Weiss, Ben Gerritsen, Jack Schols, Jan Voogd, Harry Emmery, David de Marez Oyens, Peter Vlietstra, Martin Verdonk, Jeroen Brokkelkamp, Peter Berk, Adriana Romein, Jelle Schouten, Roger Happel, Ton op t Hof, and many others.

THE TEACHER
He has been a guitarteacher for over 35 years and inspired many young talents who are now well known players and teachers themselves, such as Prashant Samlal, Ed Verhoeff, Erik Rutjes, Niels Onstenk, Frank Burks, to name a few.

THE ADVISOR
As Course leader of the ‘Professional aspects in the Arts’ he stood at the professional basis at the beginning of many Conservatory students career, both in classical and modern music. He is active as advisor for young companies in the development of innovative methods in music education and their design of new App’s .

DEGREES AND EDUCATION

  • Institution for Teachers Rotterdam (General History Teaching Diploma)
  • Rotterdam Conservatory, now Codarts (Guitar -Teaching Diploma)
  • Utrechts Conservatorium, nu HKU (Uitvoerend Musicus Diploma)

EMPLOYMENT

  • Utrecht Conservatory (Faculty of Music, HKU)
  • Pier K in Hoofddorp (former CKC De Meerse)

PRESENT POSITION
Guitar teacher
Subjects taught:

  • Main subject
  • Technique
  • Methodology
  • stagebegeleiding

Bandplaying
Professional practice

FORMER POSITIONS

  • Head of Jazz&Pop department
  • Course leader Professional aspects in the Arts.
  • Member Council of Recommendation of SJU Jazzpodium in Utrecht

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