Vincent Corver, official BMG Artist, was pre-nominated for the 2013 Grammy Awards for his Steve Reich Arrangement “Piano Counterpoint” by Warner Music Group. He is Composer/Producer of mainstream productions and TV/Film scores. His recordings and performances received global, five-star acclaim from The Gramophone Magazine, BBC Music Magazine, The Guardian, The Independent, American Record Guide & many others. His Debut CD on the CPO label received the Diapason D’Or Record Award in 2009. In November 2013, Corver wrote the music to the film "One Moment", winning Triple Platinum at the Marcom Film Awards, including 1 Platinum and 2 Gold Awards at the AVA Digital Digital Awards. In 2016 Corver became a Native Instruments Inc. Feature Artist. In July 2017 Corver was invited by Universal Music Group to present a new piano arrangement of John Williams’ “Hedwig’s Theme” from the Harry Potter series. In October 2017 he will release the opening collaboration track “While You Were Gone” on the new album of Global DJ Paul van Dyk, which is currently being performed at all major EDM festivals around the world, including TomorrowLand, Cream Ibiza, Creamfields, Amnesia, Electric Castle, Ministry of Sound London and many others.
As a recording- & performing artist, Corver has had worked with a wide variety of artists & orchestras around the globe. He founded the internationally renowned London Steve Reich Ensemble in 2004, featuring global concert appearances amongst a world-premiere with the London Royal Ballet, choreographer William Tuckett and principle dancers. In 2006 he got introduced and performed for Michael Jackson at the piano in London. His latest VEVO Music Video “Why”, in collaboration with the American Film producer Nyk Schmalz aired nationwide in the US. In 2015 he commenced working with the renowned Swiss Film Composer Martin Tillman and in 2016 with the Emmy Award Winning Film Composer Barnaby Taylor & Grammy Award Winning DJ Paul van Dyk. Vincent's most recent film score, “The Followers of Gilgamesh” was awarded a premiere screening at the NewPort Beach Film Festival and Beverly Hills Film Festival in April 2017.
Besides his music career, Corver performs as a strategy specialist, educating young professionals in their career development stages on topic of strategic planning. His objective is to introduce different avenues of exploration resulting in generating a key-understanding on how to shape one’s unique (artistic) product and/or specific asset, and knowing how to bring this to the industry’s attention. His writings were published by the European Council of High Ability, TESOL and holds connections with the American Physiological Association in Washington, the Weill Cornell Medical University and many other institutions around the globe.
Corver started his professional music education at the age of twelve in 1992 at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague - Holland, studying with Marlies van Gent, graduating Bachelor of Music with the renowned concert pianist Geoffrey Douglas Madge in 2004. Leaving Holland for new musical challenges he was accepted at the Royal Academy of Music in London, concluding his Master of Music in performance studies with Joanna McGregor and Daniel-Ben Pienaar in 2007.
"When a dream on the verge of the 'seemingly impossible'
suddenly appears within reach, it is in this moment one realises
anything is possible, with the right passion
and immortal determination"