Rohan Poldervaart

Music teacher for conservatory and artistic director of Divine Close Harmony


Light choral music conductor

From the age of 18, Rohan Poldervaart has already coached choirs and decided to audition for the conservatory as a Music Teacher. Graduated by the Royal Academy of Aalborg in the Rhytmical Choir Conducting in 2017, Rohan Poldervaart finished his Master Rhytmical Choir Conducting in Aalborg, Denemarken. Trained as a conductor and accompanying pianist, Rohan specialized in light choral music with Tijs Kramme.At the moment he is artistic director of Divina Close Harmony and The Amsterdam Vocals. In addition to his conducting, he works as a conductor leader for various organizations at home and abroad, including the Fontys (Tilburg) conservatories, Codarts (Rotterdam), the Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU), and the Kathedrale Koorschool. He worked in the international workshops in Rhythmical Choir Music, which develops choir singing in many ways; both on an artistic and educational level based on the vocal methodology ‘The intelligent Choir’.To find his official website:

The pedagogy of Rohan Poldervaart

Rohan Poldervaart is the conductor of Divina Close Harmony Utrecht and vocal group The BasZment. In addition, he is conductor of 9 other (children/ teen/adult) groups: De Bengeltjes and Meidenkoor C-US-Sing. He carries out several projects in the Utrecht area for the Bunnik Music School. He found out that working with a choir/vocal group gave him a lot of extras. The people, stories and voices give him inspiration and energy. From the Vocal Statements (VOS) project he dedicates himself to singing at VMBO schools and schools for practical education.

Rohan Poldervaart is a light music (pop/jazz)conductor. In addition, he plays keys/piano.

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