Kaspars Kurdeko

Drums and Percussion


Kaspars Kurdeko was born in Riga, Latvia. His musical experience began at 7 years of age, attending piano lessons, theory, and percussion.

Since 1996 he has been active in the music scene in various European chamber orchestras. In 2003, he moved to Holland and after a year at the Conservatory of Utrecht, Musou to Amsterdam to study with Luke van Merwijk, Joost Lijbaart, Jeltes Gerard, Bart Fermie, and Marcel Seriese.

He studied with John Riley and Justin Di Coccio, Ruud Breuls, Benjamin Herman, Angelo Verploegen, Soo Cho, Matt Holmann, Dominique Eade at the Manhattan School, in the context of a residence in New York.

It is currently a very active musician in the Amsterdam scene.