Altus Flutes

Rogier de Pijper

Rogier de Pijper (*1982) is a Dutch flutist. He is regularly active as a soloist, has acted as a substitute in various orchestras including Philharmonie Zuid Nederland and has given concerts and masterclasses in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy, Finland and the United States of America.
Various composers have written works for him, including Sandro Fazzolari (Italy) and Gregory Glancey (America).

Rogier de Pijper is also busy becoming a leading innovator in the flute world at an international level with his project “Flute Colors”.  In 2016 he released his book “Flute Colors”, 112 exercises to improve your flute playing with extensive techniques. The book was sold in more than 20 countries around the world in just one year and translated into German within a month of its release. Rogier also wrote a beginner’s method for flute ‘’ and ‘’.

Every year Rogier organizes numerous activities for amateur flute players of all ages. Every summer he organizes a flute camp for flutists up to 20 years old called ‘Dwarsfluitkamp’ and together with Ilonka Kolthof a summer flute course for flutists aged 20 and older called ‘Flutopia’.

Rogier studied music education at the Rotterdam Academy of Music and  flute at the The Hague Royal Academy of Music. In 2011 he finished his master studies for the flute at the Tilburg Academy of Music where he specialized in extended techniques. Until 2013 Rogier was a professor of extended techniques for flute at the Tilburg Academy of Music.

Rogier de Pijper plays an ALTUS 7207 18 Karat gold flute