Bas Pollard

Bas Pollard studied French horn with Adriaan van Woudenberg at the Sweelinck Conservatorium Amsterdam and with Vincente Zarzo at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague, where he also studied orchestral conducting with Lucas Vis and Ed Spanjaard. He played with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Residentie Orkest and the Noord-Hollands Philharmonisch Orkest. Additionally, he was a member of ensemble Group des Sept, the  Amsterdams Hoornkwartier, the Orquestra del Festival de CadaquĆ©s and the Trumanta Wind Ensemble. He conducts the CREA Orchestra, the Utrechts Studenten Concert and the Noordhollands Jeugdorkest, and is a regular guest conductor with the Nederlands Studenten Kamerorkest.