Johan van der Voet

Johan is a veteran Dutch music composer who owns Soundgram Post – an audio/music production studio in Utrecht, the heart of the The Netherlands.  His Protools/Dolby 5.1 digital studio provides ADR, foley, sound effects and music for films, games, television and multimedia projects worldwide.  His 25 year career includes soundtrack work on nearly 100 theatrical films and broadcast television shows, as well hundreds of sessions producing bands, artists and voice-overs.

He is a member of ECSA, a former board member of BUMA/STEMRA and led the Dutch Media Composers (BCMM) for ten years as president before stepping down in 2018. 

  He also owns and manages the Soundgram Music production library, an international online music resource represented by more than a dozen sub-publishers in different countries around the world.

an experienced composer, Johan van der Voet has earned a reputation as a thoughtful soundtrack artist who writes precise, effective underscores that support the story narrative – first and foremost.  His catalog includes music for crime, medical and horror genres, but his specialty is creating intricate orchestral tracks and ambient soundscapes for drama scored specifically to picture.  This is especially effective for intimate movies, character driven films and sensitive documentary subjects.

Over the last few years his influence has grown as he has provided music for the Discovery Channel, NBC, MTV & the BBC among others.  After being nominated Holland’s “Best Media Composer by Buma/Stemra in 2012, more accolades followed.   His score The Future Behind helped the feature documentary secure nominations and prizes in several film festivals in 2014.  A year later the score for “Clocking Paper” [USA feature 2015] was not only well reviewed, it got a CD release which can be downloaded here, or streamed.  And recently he scored “Wognum”, a documentary for NPO broadcast which won the top prize in its catagory at the prestigious Netherlands Film Festival in October 2018.

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