Organist Wim Roelfsema is active as soloist, choir accompanist, continuo player, accompanist to soloists (vocal/instrumental) and private tutor.
Wim Roelfsema studied for the title of Teaching Musician (Bachelor of Music) at the Conservatory in Arnhem, under Bert Matter and Theo Jellema. He gained the title of Performing Musician (Master of Music) at the Conservatory in Enschede, under Gijs van Schoonhoven. Following this, with a bursary from the VBSfonds, he studied for a year in Riga (Latvia) under Larisa Bulava, where his final concert was awarded a 10 (the highest possible mark).
In addition to performances in The Netherlands, he has played in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Sweden and Switzerland.
Wim Roelfsema has written, and published with the Belgian music publisher Digital Music Print (DMP), four organ transcriptions of J.S. Bach’s cantatas for the melodies “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland”, “Freu’ dich sehr, o meine Seele”, “Was mein Gott will, das g’scheh allzeit” and “Ein’ feste Burg ist unser Gott”.