Gijs Levelt is Amsterdam Klezmer Band’s trumpet player for 25 years. He has a ton of experience in playing klezmer and Balkan music, jazz, pop, contemporary classical music, and different styles of world music and crossover. He studied improvised music at the Sweelinck Conservatory of Amsterdam.
Gijs teaches trumpet technique, style and repertoire, and improvisation to both adults and children of all levels. The central goals of his lessons are to increase and strengthen your musical imagination and to develop the technical ability to translate this imagination into music.
Gijs is also available for band coaching and the teaching of workshops.