Melle Heij is an Amsterdam-based composer specializing in instrumental, orchestral and vocal music.
Additionally, he writes articles for De Nieuwe Muze, an independent music magazine, as well as working as a private composition teacher.
Melle Heij – Composer
Lamentatie voor tijden die eens waren (2019)
*Haarlem, Netherlands, 1997
Conservatorium van Amsterdam (2014 – 2020)
Studied with Willem Jeths, Joël Bons, Richard Ayres, Wim Henderickx
Alba Rosa Viëtor Composition Competition 2016
Opera Forward Festival 2017
Opera Oceanisch Verlangen
Asko | Schönberg – Nieuw Ensemble – Ed Spanjaard – Dutch National Opera & Ballet – String Orchestra Nanagen (JPN)
As such, I search for beauty wherever it may present itself, and look for the most profound ways to realize its full potential.