trombones: 5 tenor and 1 bass
Catalan is a short, but very beautiful, traditional Catalonian
Christmas song. This arrangement is a 6 voice close harmony version
of the traditional melody and is very suitable for any concert,
even if it is not Christmas.
arrangement was written for the Dutch Trombone Ensemble. This is a
young and refreshing combination that consists of nine ambitious
trombone players from the Netherlands and Belgium.
performance of a small part of this piece by the Dutch Trombone
Jurgen van Oostenbrugge was
born in 1991 in the Netherlands. At a young age he got involved in
music by joining the local wind band and following private music
lessons. In 2009 he started his studies at the Conservatory of
Rotterdam and moved to the Amsterdam Conservatory in 2011. At both
schools he had lessons with Pierre Volders, Jörgen van Rijen and
Remko de Jager. He also had several master classes with Joseph
Alessi, Michel Beqcuet, David Bruchez, Stefan Schulz, Daniel
Lassale, Ben van Dijk, Bart van Lier and others. In 2013 he
graduated and became Bachelor of Music. As a freelance trombonist
he played with several top-level orchestras and he is currently a
member of the Dutch Trombone Ensemble.