Menno van Delft
Menno van Delft, born 1963 in Amsterdam, studied harpsichord, organ and musicology at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam, the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and the University of Utrecht. Amongst his professors were Gustav Leonhardt, Bob van Asperen, Piet Kee, Jacques van Oortmerssen and Willem Elders.
In 1988 Menno van Delft was a finalist at the C.Ph.E. Bach Competition in Hamburg and won the clavichord prize. Subsequently he made his debut at the Holland Festival Early Music Utrecht. He has given concerts and master classes throughout Europe and the U.S.A. and made numerous recordings for radio and television. He has been a guest at several Bachfeste of the Neue Bachgesellschaft.
Since 1995 Menno van Delft has taught harpsichord, clavichord, basso continuo and ensemble playing at the Conservatory of Amsterdam and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg (D).