Rien Donkersloot


Rien Donkersloot studied organ and church music at the Rotterdam Conservatory under Bas de Vroome and Ben van Oosten, graduating summa cum laude. Additionally, he studied at the Netherlands Carillon School in Amersfoort with Frans Haagen, completing his studies cum laude in 2011. He has won several prizes in carillon and organ (improvisation) competitions both nationally and internationally. Rien is the organist of the St. Joriskerk in Amersfoort and the Laurentiuskerk in Mijnsheerenland. As a carillonneur, he serves as the city carillonneur of Brielle, Haarlem, Goes, and Ridderkerk. Furthermore, he maintains an extensive concert practice on both organ and carillon with a special interest and focus on improvisation. For more information, visit: www.riendonkersloot.nl