Saskia Törnqvist is a musicologist, teacher and journalist. After graduating in recorder from the conservatory, she studied Musicology, obtaining her degree in 1995. From 1995 to 20116 she wrote reviews and articles for the daily newspaper Het Parool, made radio reports, gave music appreciation courses at the Concertgebouw and the Tropentheater in Amsterdam and was editor-in-chief at various festivals, including the Cello Biennale Amsterdam and the International Choral Biennale.
Since 2009 she has given concert introductions for the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, for which she also wrote the book Luchtfietsers en Wegbereiders in 2011.
Saskia has taught music history at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam since 2016.