Esther Venrooy

Esther Venrooy (1974, Rosmalen, The Netherlands) is a composer
working in the field of audio art. After completing studies in classical
saxophone, she attended the European Dance Development Center
in Arnhem as a composer-in-residence where she began employing
electronic and digital techniques in compositions for choreography and
stage performance. Gradually, her music evolved into an independent
means of expression and she continued her work at the IPEM (Institute
for Psycho-acoustics and Electronic Music) in Ghent, Belgium, where
she still resides. Around this time she began utilising film editing
paradigms as a foundation for her compositional methods.

Venrooy has performed her music and presented her installations
worldwide. Her collaborators include visual artists Hans Demeulenaere
and Lieve D’hondt, and musicans Min Xiao-Fen (pipa), Wu Na (guqin)
and Heleen Van Haegenborgh (piano).

Aside from her artistic activities, Venrooy is a lecturer on 20th century
music and experimental arts at the Ghent school of fine arts, where
she also runs the Audio Art workspace.

See also
Blueprint #1
Post-concert lecture at Chambers, 25 March 2009


Point Break CD (E144)
With Lander Gyselinck
Entr’acte, 2012

Vessel CD (E104)
Entr’acte, 2011
Mock Interiors CD (E55)
With Heleen Van Haegenborgh
Entr’acte, 2008
The Spiral Staircase LP (E50)
Entr’acte, 2008
Shift Coordinate Points LP (E30)
Entr’acte, 2006
Hout CD
With Frederik Croene
Robo Records, 2005
To Shape Volumes, Repeat CD
Robo Records, 2003

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© Esther Venrooy