• FSSO 3
  • FSSO 2
  • FSSO-2011-Messiah
  • FSSO 1
  • FSSO-2011-Messiah-2
  • FSSO2011

Orchestra Members

Principal trumpet

Paul van Zuilenburg - Principal trumpet

Paul Loeb van Zuilenburg studied at Stellenbosch, UNISA and the Rotterdam Conservatoire and holds a BAMus, BMus (hons), MMus, DMus, UM, LRSM, UVLM and MBA. While studying with Theo Mertens in Holland he also had the opportunity to attend and play at master classes presented by Adolph Herseth, Maurice Andre, Timofei Dokshitzer, Edward Tarr and Peter Maceuse. He competed nationally and internationally and was awarded first prizes in amongst other the ATKV Forte, Oude Meester, Bottineau, Twents Conservatorium Prijs and Mable Quick and was awarded special scholarships by the SABC, NZAV, Van Ewijk Stichting and the CSIR.

 in 2000. Paul was senior lecturer in Brass and Arts Entrepreneurship in the School of Music of the University of the Free State from 2007 to 2013 but works since June 2013 as freelance musician concentrating on his solo and conducting career. He has performed as soloist with all the major South African Orchestras, has made numerous recordings for the SABC and has toured as Organ and Trumpet duo playing at all the major national arts festivals with his second CD soon to be released. He is currently artistic director and conductor of the Bloemfontein and Stellenbosch City Orchestras.