Gert studied both classical and jazz trombone at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague with Art Moore and Bart van Lier. He first obtained a teaching qualification (B) for trombone and later a certification to teach on other low brass instruments (bass tuba, tenor tuba, euphonium, etc.).
Gert was the 1st trombonist in the Royal Military Band.He also played in various other orchestras with, among others: Rob Madna, John Clayton, Pasedena dream band, Tom Parker, van den Ende, Haagsch Koperensemble, Westcoast big band and Haagsch Jazzproject.
He has extensive experience as an orchestra leader and conductor of various amateur orchestras and big bands.
Lesson forms: individual, duo-lessons, trio-lessons, playing wind groups together
Languages: Dutch, English, German