Maarten Vos

Cellist, componist en producent

Maarten Vos is a Dutch cellist, composer and producer based in Berlin. During his musical development Vos explored besides traditional classical music a big interest in minimalists, contemporary and experimental music. He focuses his work on the creation of composing modern classical, ambient and electronic music where he transforms traditional instrumentation into newfangled sounds with an exploratory approach to the cello combined with modular synthesizers and other electronic instruments. Vos played at various places around the world such as Le Guess Who?, MUTEK, Sonár, Rewire, Paris Philharmonie, Contact Tokyo, Funkhaus Berlin, Amsterdam Dance Event, Cryptic Glasgow, Lowlands and was artist in Residence at Gaudeamus in Utrecht, MONOM/Funkhaus in Berlin and Theatre de Chaillot in Paris. Besides his solo career he collaborates in different art disciplines, in music with Julianna Barwick, Nicolas Godin (AIR), Colin Benders, Joep Beving, Sebastian Plano, Asko Schönberg, fashion designer Iris van Herpen, digital/visual artists Maotik, Boris Acket, Nick Verstand and Christopher Bauder, contemporary dance company Conny Janssen Danst, makes music for film and collaborates in technology with spatial sound company 4DSOUND, creative-instrument company Slate + Ash and more. He produced and mixed albums for various artists on labels such as Deutsche Grammophon and Universal.