Johan Van Der Linden
 | Aurelia Saxophone Quartet


By Country

Products Used

The D'Addario reeds are the best quality reeds I ever played. They give me freedom and flexibility. A deep and flexible sound is the dream of every musician. 


Johan studied classical saxophone at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam.
Did masterclasess wth Frederick Hemke, André Beun,  Jean-Marie Londiex, Iwan Roth, Daniel Deffayet and François Daneels. He was primarius of the world famous Aurelia Saxophone Quartet from 1982 till 2013. For the Aurelia he wrote many arrangements and recieved many prices. In 1988, the Aurelia's won the Edison Klassiek, a prestigious price for the best CD recording of that year.
He is also a member of the Netherlands Wind Ensemble. As a freelance musician he works frequently with many Dutch Orchestra'"s , Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and many others.
From 1982 till 1990 he was a member of the Royal Military Band in The Hague.
The Linden/Kelder duo is an new initiative. This duo with Henry Kelder is specialized in new music for saxophone and piano. In this perspective they organized a concourse for composers, IACC.
Together  with his colleges of the  Aurelia he wrote a method for saxophone . He is a freelance soloist of chamber music and professor of saxophone at the Artez   Conservatory in Zwolle and Utrecht .
His music and arrangements are published by; Global Music Facilities ,Tierloff Muziekcentrale , Molenaar, Tottomusik, Donemus and Periferia Music.
Splendor Amsterdam A collective of musicians, composers, writers and other artists all with a track record in presenting special programs and searching for the public, has a plan. They want to invest in a place where unbridled experimentation and can betried, where things can be done anywhere else that have a place where artists meet and inspire their audience and what the public wants to go to listen and meet people.A place to meet, to dream, to share, to work, to experiment and create. We call it; Splendor.
Johan is also a member of the Live/Banda and the Paradiso Orchestra.
Johan is endorser for Selmer saxophones. Silverstein Ligatures and D’Addario Reeds.
He playson Paraschos wooden necks and wearing  breathtaking saxophone strap. 



Privacy Policy About Our Ads Terms and Conditions of Use CALIFORNIA TRANSPARENCY IN SUPPLY CHAINS ACT View Mobile Site Dealers Only Artists Only

Our site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to tailor your experience, understand how you and other visitors use our site, and to target and tailor our advertising. If you do not click “accept” or you chose “reject” below, this Platform will only use cookies necessary for operation of the site. For more information on how to withdraw consent and how to manage the use of cookies on this site, please refer to our tracking tools policy.