David Dekker is our accompanist – he also accompanies the Leids Studenten Koor en Orkest Collegium Musicum en het Nieuwe Mannheim Koor en Orkest. He studied with Ruth Stelzer (a student of Wilhelm Kempff), Patrick Norro and at the Royal Conservatory with Marlies van Gent.
He gave his first solo concert in 2011 performing Ma Mère l’Oye from Ravel and Le Tombeau by Couperin.
He often creates program from the works of a single composer. In 2013 he gave a recital of 2 sets of Préludes from Debussy and in 2014 a piano arrangement of Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead. In 2016 he published a CD of Leopold Godowsky’s Java Suite. He also performs regularly with the chamber choir of Collegium Musicum from Leiden University, and with other project choirs.