André is a world-class trumpet player, known for his powerful and emotional performances as well as his expertise in leadership and personal growth. Despite a congenital handicap, he rose to become a soloist trumpeter of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and member of the Netherlands Wind Ensemble. Today, he shares his story and talents as a keynote speaker, inspiring audiences to find their true tone and make a positive impact in the world.
Why you should book André Heuvelman for your next event
- Inspiring Story: André has a unique life story that is both inspiring and motivational. He overcame his physical limitations to become one of the world’s top trumpeters, and he uses his experience to encourage others to push past their own obstacles and achieve their goals.
- Powerful Performance: As a tone-master, André has developed a powerful and emotional musical style that can captivate and move any audience. His performances are not only impressive musically, but they also inspire introspection and reflection, encouraging listeners to think deeply about their own lives and actions.
- Expertise in Leadership and Motivation: In addition to his musical talents, André has also become an expert in leadership and motivation. He regularly gives masterclasses and lectures on these topics, using his own experiences to help others develop their own leadership skills and find their true tone for creating change. If you’re looking for a speaker who can inspire and educate your audience on leadership and motivation, André is an excellent choice.
Discover your true tone for a meaningful impact.
As a small child, André already had a great love for making music. The trumpet came his way by chance but due to a congenital handicap (a too short forearm and a weak wrist), this instrument was a big challenge.
Through his tenacity and desire for what he wanted to achieve in music, he mastered the instrument. André reached the world’s top: soloist trumpeter of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (known for special concerts in the world’s most beautiful concert halls) and member of the Netherlands Wind Ensemble (with several state visits by the Royal Family). He still regularly gives masterclasses and he is a guest teacher at the Rotterdam Conservatory Codarts.
André’s life story is special. It’s the reason he has been asked regularly to tell it as a keynote speaker, both nationally and internationally. For several years now, at summits and corporate events he shares his story, accompanied by his trumpet. Demonstrating vulnerability and enthusiasm, in combination with his powerful music, audiences are repeatedly challenged to stand on their own podium.
A few years ago, André noticed a pattern emerging in this combination. In addition to playing the right musical notes with his trumpet, he continued to develop as tone-master. Relaxing into silence, while listening to melodic music, takes his audience to a place of vulnerability. This stimulates their intrinsic motivation to make a meaningful impact, regardless of which stage or playing field they are on every day. As tone-master, André disconnects people from their environment, stimulating them to take a stand and determine a new direction. He helps them to distinguish with more clarity what is important for them, and what is not, by discovering their true tone for creating change.
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