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Rogier Bosman (b.1974) is a Dutch composer and performer. He composes mainly for theatre and tv/film. His music-hall theatre group “Släpstick” performs both in Dutch theatre’s as abroad and has won several awards. His compositions and arrangements are played by many different ensembles and orchestra’s, “Släpstick” being one of them.

Compositions include:
2019
“247”, “Drumsong”, “Por una cabeza”(arr.)
-“All hands on deck”(Släpstick & Scapino Ballet group Rotterdam
2018
“Jabber”(piano and vocals)
-music theatre piece, performed by “Kwatta” Nijmegen
“De Stormruiter”(5 instrumentalists, orchestra/tape and vocals)(part 1)(part 2)
-music theatre piece, performed by Släpstick, 100 horses, Ellen ten Damme, 16-piece choir
2017
“De familie van Nielie”(3 brass instruments, percussion and vocals
-music theatre piece, performed by “Kwatta” Nijmegen
2016
Fairground”(5 instrumentalists and vocals), “Le rêve d’un clown”(5 concertina’s)
The lady and the dog”(film, pianola and 5 instrumentalists),
“Wanderers Nachtlied”(voice, piano, viola, clarinet and frame drum)
Smile”(arr.)(tuba, bass-clarinet, viola, violin and contrabass)
-for “Släpstick” international show
“Mariken”(bass, guitar, keys, drums/percussion, vocals)
-music theatre piece, performed by “Kwatta” Nijmegen
2015
Duo Unity”(6 instrumentalists, vocal and orchestra/tape)“Duo Kvas”(6 instrumentalists, tape)
,“Remedan&Biniam”(6 instruyentalists)
-for “Cirque Stiletto III”
2014
Dissus”(9 instrumentalists, vocals)
-music theatre piece, performed by “Kwatta” Nijmegen
Catalexi”(5 instrumentalists, tape) “the invisible man”(5 instrumentalists, tape, voice), “Volkov”(viola solo, orchestra)
-for “Cirque Stiletto II”
2013
“Saluut”(trumpet solo, percussion, tape, 4 F16 fighter jets)
-for the coronation of His Majesty Willem-Alexander King of the Netherlands

Furthermore Rogier composed and arranged for National television:
-2011/2012/2013/2014 Liberationday concerts at the Amstel (Amsterdam)
-2010/2011 Dutch Filmfestival Gala
-from 2008 several programs with the Metropole Orchestra

His studio in the north of Holland is full of different instruments and equipment with which Rogier constantly composes and records different pieces of music, both commissioned and uncommissioned.