Bio Vincent Cox

Vincent Cox (born December 23th, 1973 in Ittervoort, The Netherlands) is a percussionist at the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.

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After graduating from high school Vincent started studying classical percussion at the Maastricht Academy of Music. In 1997 he graduated cum laude as Teaching Musician and one year later, again cum laude, as Performing Musician. His professors were Pieter Jansen (percussion) and Werner Otten (timpani).

During his musical education Vincent played amongst others at the European Union Youth Orchestra and collaborated with conductors such as Bernard Haitink, Sir Colin Davis and Vladimir Ashenazy. From 1997 to 1999 he was First Percussionist for the Limburg Symphonic Orchestra (currently renamed to South Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra) in Maastricht. Since 1999 he is employed as a percussionist at the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.

Besides working in the orchestra, Vincent composes music for percussion ensembles and orchestras. His music is released under the label of Dutch Music Partners (www.dmpnet.nl).