Conductor – Jeppe Moulijn
Jeppe Moulijn (1972) studied orchestral conducting with Ed Spanjaard and Jac van Steen at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He completed his study as a guest director at the Radio Symphony Orchestra. Following that performance, he was awarded the Anton Kersjes grant. Moulijn was also appointed as assistant conductor with the then Dutch Ballet Orchestra, thanks to the award of the Bernard Haitink grant to him and the orchestra. In this position he conducted many performances with the National Ballet and the Nederlands Dans Theater, including Tchaikofsky’s Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty, Prokofievs Cinderella and Stravinsky’s Sacre du Printemps. From 2001 to 2003 he was the musical leader of the Dutch National Ballet.
In addition, Jeppe Moulijn conducted with the Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Metropole Orchestra, the Orchester Symphonique de Dijon and the Noordhollands Philharmonisch Orkest and Musica Ducis.
He also led ensembles such as the Maarten Altena Ensemble and Slagwerkgroep The Hague. He was a regular guest conductor with the Limburg Symphony Orchestra. He led various productions at the opera classes of the conservatories of The Hague and Amsterdam. In 2004 he was assistant conductor with a production of John Adam’s The Death of Klinghoffer with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and the Onafhankelijk Toneel. In 2005 he led the production Orfeo Intermezzi with this latter company. In November 2005 he conducted Die Zauberflöte at the Opera Studio Nederland. In May 2006, Jeppe debuted at the Stadttheater Hagen (Germany) with Prokofievs ’Cinderella.
Following this debut, he was immediately asked for a symphonic concert in 2007. April 2011, Jeppe made his debut at the Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz with a major ballet production. in 2014 he debuted with The Evergreen Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan with Strawinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps and the Ninth Symphony by Dvorak.
Jeppe Moulijn attended master classes in Moscow with Jorma Panula and in England with George Hurst and Diego Masson. In 2000 he was the only Dutch participant in the Kondrashin conductor’s master class where he worked with Peter Eötvös, Eri Klas and Ton Koopman. In 2003, Jeppe Moulijn was a finalist in the international Prokofiev competition for young conductors in St. Petersburg. On this occasion he conducted a concert with the world-famous St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra. From 2004 to 2006 he completed his education with 3 years of intensive studies with Daniele Gatti, the new chief conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, in Florence.
Jeppe Moulijn is also a popular conductor in the world of student, youth and amateur orchestras. From 1993 to 2004 he was conductor and co-founder of the Nederlands Strijkers Gilde, which focuses on music of the 20th and 21st centuries. He was previously conductor of the Leiden student orchestra Collegium Musicum for 5 years. From 2000 to 2008 he conducted the UvA student orchestra Jan Pzn. Sweelinck. He is currently affiliated with the Naardens Chamber Orchestra, the Toonkunst Orchestra Leiden and the East Netherlands Symphony Orchestra.
In addition to his activities as a conductor, Moulijn is active as a composer and arranger.