Introduction Schipper’s education                      [home]

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Schipper studied with the top composers Rautavaara and Fontyn.


He started his four different music studies:

§        composition,

§        orchestra- and choir conducting,

§        piano and

§        singing


with respectively: Willem Frederik Bon, Maria Stroo and Heleen Verkley at the Conservatory of Groningen, the Netherlands.

His teachers were regularly connected to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam as (resp.) conductor and composer and as soloists.


Hereafter Schipper worked and studied (post academic studies) in four European main cities of Europe. These studies consisted of an in-depth investigation of the classical and Romantic composers and composition techniques, and of Eur-Asian and world music.