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
Voor orgelsolo. Gewijd aan Jelena Bazova.
Grass as a Pillow
For gemengd koor a cappella.
Clouds, Now and Then
Trio voor sopraan, viool en piano (en stopwatch).
Six Songs on Japanese Verse
Liedcyclus voor sopraan en piano.
Trio voor klarinet, cello en piano. Derde prijs op het Prinses Christina Compositieconcours 2020.
Voor basklarinet, contrabas, accordion en percussie (en stopwatch). Geschreven voor But What About tijdens de Gaudeamus Summer School.
Trio voor klarinet, cello en piano (en stopwatch).
Voor pianosolo. Nominatie voor de Tera de Marez Oyens Award 2021.
Geschreven voor orgel en sopraan. In opdracht voor Ruud Huijbregts.