AMERSFOORT - On Tuesday, June 27th at 13:30, Bob van der Linde, a student at HKU Netherlands Carillon School, will play an exam concert on the Eijsbouts carillon of the Amersfoort Onze-Lieve-Vrouwetoren. His performance will be judged by carillon teachers and a delegation of the HKU Utrechts Conservatorium.
Bob van der Linde (born 1995) started organ lessons at the age of 13 in Zwolle with Roy Kroezen. He is currently studying at the Conservatory in Utrecht, organ and church music with Reitze Smits and Mark Lippe. In 2015 he won the first prize in the category of undergraduate during the International Carillon Competition at Goes. At a competition in Breda, he won the second prize. Bob has been organist of the Anglican Church in Zwolle since 2010. In January 2015 he was appointed organist of the Marcus church in Utrecht. He is also conductor of the mixed choir in the R.K church in Maarssen.
Photo: Charella Hulsbosch