Maurick Reuser (1998) is a pianist, composer and presentator with a broad interest. Presently, he focuses on eastern philosophy and music, especially Japanese. Hence he investigates the possibilities of integrating Japanese arts and culture into new music. Maurick is active in ensembles and is accompanist of singers and choirs. Besides, he has ample experience as orchestral pianist, harpsichordist, organist and fortepianist. At the Master of Music (FHK, Tilburg) he studies piano with Jelena Bazova and Nicolas Callot, and composition with Anthony Fiumara and Celia Swart. In addition, Maurick studies public administration at Tilburg University. He did an internship at the Raad voor Cultuur, the Dutch council for culture.
Starting out as a pianist, Maurick always had a passion for composition. At the end of his bachelor piano, he actively started to pursue his dream. In 2021 Maurick won the third prize at the Prinses Christina Compositie Concours with his submission Memory Lane, written for and played by the Chimaera Trio. In 2021 he won the third prize with his submission Hoshi no kage ni at the Russian international guitar composition competition The Time of the Guitar. Later, his piano solo work Kobucha got nominated for the Tera de Marez Oyens Award 2021. As a result, he performed this work at the Gaudeamus Muziekweek. Additionally, Maurick participated in the Gaudeamus Summer School, an unique education project in which a new work is developed with and for an ensemble. The resulting work, Ugetsu, is written and premiered by But What About at the Gaudeamus Muziekweek. In his spare time, Maurick likes learning Japanese, taking walks in de nature and reading books.
27 September 2021
“Sonolize dares to ask.”
Maurick Reuser, composer and pianist
For clarinet and guitar. 1st prize in III International Competition among composers “THE TIME OF THE GUITAR” 2022.
For organ solo. Dedicated to Jelena Bazova.
Clouds, Now and Then
Trio for soprano, violin and piano (and stopwatch)
Six Songs on Japanese Verse
Song cycle for soprano and piano.
Trio for clarinet, cello and piano. Third prize at the Prinses Christina Competitieconcours 2020.
For bass clarinet, double bass, accordion and percussion (and stopwatch). Written for But What About as part of the Gaudeamus Summer School.
Trio for clarinet, cello and piano (and stopwatch).
For piano solo. Nominated for the Tera de Marez Oyens Award 2021.
Written for organ and soprano. Commissioned for Ruud Huijbregts.