Marike is currently undertaking a PhD in composition at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.

In the years prior to commencing her PhD studies, she worked as a research assistant at the Antwerp Royal Conservatoire (Belgium) and was part of the saxophone faculty at the Institut fur Music in Osnabrück, Germany for several years. Additionally, she taught workshops and classes at Codarts Rotterdam, Groningen Conservatory and Amsterdam Conservatory.

If you’re interested in taking lessons in improvisation, saxophone, composition or arranging or if you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Marike at