Wiek Hijmans (1967) is an electric guitarist, specialized in performing new music with and for his instrument. Collaboration with composers is essential. Hijmans wrote an instrumentation guide for the instrument.
As a composer, Wiek Hijmans has been creating music all his life. From jazz and rock oriented music, to soundscapes and beats for dance performances.
The main body of his compositional work is a collection of 150 solo pieces for electric guitar. A selection of twelve of these pieces has just been released: Psalms Electrified, the edition includes a book with new translations of the twelve psalm texts.
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Very moving to see someone so dedicated to research what I have been doing. Thanks Mr. Aguzzi!
Performing new music with electric guitar since 1987
photo Reinoud Leenen
SOLAS TOUR WITH LEINE&ROEBANA DANCE COMPANY
1-11-2019 Chasse Theater, Breda (Try-out)
2-11-2019 Chasse Theater, Breda ( Première)
5-11-2019 Verkadefabriek, Den Bosch
9-11-2019 Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam
22-11-2019 Toneelschuur, Haarlem
23-11-2019 Toneelschuur, Haarlem
4-12-2019 Theater Rotterdam, Rotterdam
18-12-2019 Leidse Schouwburg, Leiden
21-12-2019 Energiehuis, Dordrecht
10-01-2020 Theater a/h Spui, Den Haag
14-01-2020 Theaters Tilburg, Tilburg
22-01-2020 Theater a/h Vrijthof, Maastricht
25-01-2020 Chasse Theater EM de Jongzaal Cultuurnacht Breda
10 -03-2020 Raadhuis, Hilversum (speciale versie Solas)