Picture: Courtesy by Wim Kerkhof
Latest Chapter in Rajhans adventure Viola d'amora
Hans Vermeersch, born in Knokke (1957) ,
a coastal town in West-Flanders, Belgium.
The descendant of the famous painter Peter-Paul Rubens, Albert Rubens,
being a very good friend of my parents choose the name "Hans " for me,
giving me a name which is both Germanic and Indian.
I am a violinist, teacher, composer, conductor and leader of the
and married to Finla Noronha from the state of Kerala, South-India.
Our family picture taken in Banglore 2005 and on top of Mt: Vesuvio - Naples 2009
European interaction with Asia,India
Since 1988 I conducted a musical study-project in India.
That gave me the opportunity to meet reputed Indian musicians and scholars.
As a result of this research I created the 'Rajhans Orchestra' and Rajhans Ensemble.
Some of my compositions
are released with "Euprint" edition Leuven - Belgium,
and with " Golden River Music" edition Most of my compositions however remain with me as I only compose for myself to perlform and for good friends.