Hans studied Classical Trumpet at the conservatory of Rotterdam and Trondheim with Ad van Zon and Reidar Bye. He gained orchestra and ensemble experience by doing projects with the Dutch Windensemble, composer James MacMillan, conductor Arie Verbeek and others. Hans is a versatile musician who feels at home playing early music repertoire, contemporary music, improvisation and adding theatrical elements to his performances.
Hans has a great interest in early music. He studied natural trumpet with Susan Williams and Hans Petter Stangnes and has played with baroque ensembles and orchestras like The Royal Trumpet Consort of the Hague, the Nordic Baroque Orchestra and the Guayaquil Consort. Hans plays the natural trumpet and started recently on the cornetto and recorder.