Pierre Volders

Pierre Volders studied trombone with George Wiegel at the Rotterdam Conservatorium, where he graduated with distinction. He took masterclasses with Michel Becquet, Victor Sumerkin, Bart van Lier en Philip Jones.

Pierre is solo trombonist with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Additionally, he plays with the New Trombone Collecive, which he cofounded.Furthermore, he plays with the World Orchestra for Peace on a project basis.

Additionally, Pierre Volders studied conducting at the Rotterdam Conservatory and with Arie van Beek, Jaap Koops, and Jos van de Sijde. He is currently conductor of the concert bands Amicitia and Amsterdam Brass.

In 1998 he was appointed principal subject teacher at the Rotterdam Conservatory. In 2011 he joined the classical brass section at Conservatorium van Amsterdam as principal subject teacher, where he currently holds the position of Head of Brass.