Diederik Rijpstra wins 'Gouden Kalf'

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CvA Jazz alumnus Diederik Rijpstra has won the 'Gouden Kalf' for 'Best Music'. He won the award together with Rui Reis Maia and Jasper Boeke with whom he composed the music for the film 'De Belofte van Pisa', about a young trumpet player whose life at an elite music school clashes with his Moroccan-Dutch heritage. The 'Gouden Kalveren' were awarded during the 'Gouden Kalveren Gala' on Friday October 2nd in Utrecht, at the 40th edition of the Netherlands Film Festival.

Diederik Rijpstra graduated with a master's degree in Jazz Trumpet at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in 2009.