m a t t h i j s   d e   r i d d e r

Matthijs de Ridder was born in 1983 in The Hague (the Netherlands).
He started taking drumlessons at Music Station (the drumschool of Cesar Zuiderwijk (Golden Earring)) when he was 13.
After 5 years at Music Station he was accepted at the Academy of Music in Rotterdam. Since then he worked on several projects, such as the musicals "The Children of Eden" and "Karensway" and several bands.
Next to this he now teaches at Music Station himself (two days a week).
Matthijs joined Radjinder in december 2002.