“The jury is impressed by the creative versatility, professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit of Strijbos & Van Rijswijk. They link willfulness to accessibility and sense of technology to visual design within their international musical practice.” – Music Prize 2012 Prince Bernhard Cultural Foundation
Strijbos & Van Rijswijk are a musician composer duo based in the Netherlands. The hallmark of Strijbos & Van Rijswijk’s collective body of work is a combination of electroacoustic composition and spatial elements, design, and innovative music technology. The composers seek out zones where different disciplines meet and intersect.
Strijbos & Van Rijswijk’s awards and residencies include Residency Tramway, Sonica Festival, UK (2013); Music Prize, Prins Bernhard Culture Foundation Brabant, Netherlands (2012); Space on White, Residency & Performance with NY String Quartet ETHEL, NY (2012); and Honorary mention, Prix Ton Bruynèl, Netherlands (2010). Both members of the group graduated cum laude in Electronic & Computer Composition from Utrecht School of the Arts in Netherlands.