Pieter Stolk

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Pieter Stolk (Ridderkerk, April 2, 1945 – Blaricum, February 7, 2007) was a Dutch musician and conductor. Over the years, many compositions and arrangements by his hand have been published. He composed organ works, chorale cantatas, and other choral pieces.

Pieter Stolk studied at the Rotterdam Conservatory with organ as his main subject under Arie J. Keijzer. He furthered his studies in choral conducting under Herman de Wolff. Many choirs sang under his direction. In 1973, Pieter Stolk began his career at the Evangelische Omroep (Evangelical Broadcasting) as the head of music. There, he produced television series such as Ars Musica and Nederlandse Orgelpracht. He also became well-known for the series of classical music in the television program Middernacht Klassiek, for which over 100 programs were created. From 1991, he held the positions of editor for Radio 4 and editor-in-chief for Nederland Zingt.

In 2006, Pieter Stolk celebrated his 25th anniversary as conductor of the Vox Jubilans choir from Waddinxveen. During a grand anniversary concert on October 28, 2006, at the St. Janskerk in Gouda, the Reformations Kantate, composed by Pieter Stolk in 1983, was performed.

Pieter Stolk passed away at the age of 61.