George van Wetering

Musician / Composer / Event Manager

Amsterdam (Holland) / Shanghai (China)
georgevanwetering@gmail.com



Awards / Residencies / Grants

Experience

2019/2020 Project Grant China - GAGgroup.nl  - Amsterdam Art Fund 

2015 Artist in ResidenceSwatch Group Shanghai 

2015 Sound research Grant - Amsterdam Art Fund   

2014 Composition Scholarship - Performing Arts Fund Netherlands

2014 Performance Grant USA - Dutch Culture (SXSW Austin, CMJ New York, Culture Collide San Francisco & Los Angeles            

2013 Performance Grant China - Modern Sky Entertainment Beijing (Strawberry Festival Shanghai & Beijing)

2012 Performance Grant Canada - Performing Arts Fund NL (NXNE Toronto, Sled Island Calgary)

2010 Performance Grant China - Dutch Culture Centre Shanghai (World Expo Shanghai)

2009 Performance Grant USA - Performing Arts Fund NL (SXSW Austin)

2008 Performance Grant China - Goethe Institut Germany (Deutschland und China – Gemeinsam in Bewegung, Guangzhou)

2007 LiveXs new talent award - LiveXs magazine - Holland

2005 Parool Popprijs - het Parool (newspaper - the Netherlands)

2003 John Lennon Talent Award - John Lennon Talent Award Germany


Education


University of Amsterdam
Master's degree in Media Studies
2007

University of Fine Arts of Hamburg
Visuelle Kommunikation - minor course
2001

Royal Conservatoire The Hague
Propaedeutic Diploma
2000

Selection of performances and solo shows

2015-2019

  • Paradiso 2018 (Amsterdam), Gigant 2017 (Apeldoorn), Melkweg 2017 (Amsterdam), Power Station of Art 2017 (Shanghai), CNY 2018 (Amsterdam), Van Gogh Museum 2016 (Amsterdam), Sugar Factory 2016 (Amsterdam), Rockbund Art Museum 2015 (Shanghai), Swatch Art Peace Hotel 2015 (Shanghai)

2010-2014

  • SXSW 2014 (Austin), CMJ 2014 (New York), Culture Collide 2014 (San Francisco, Los Angeles), Strawberry Festival 2013 (Beijing & Shanghai), Sled Island Festival 2012 (Calgary), Noorderzon Festival 2012 (Groningen), van Abbemuseum 2012 (Eindhoven), NXNE 2011 (Toronto), The Works Art & Design Festival 2011 (Cleveland), Chinese New Year Festival 2011 (Rotterdam), World Expo 2010 (Shanghai), Modern Sky Festival 2010 (Beijing)

2005-2009

  • Uitmarkt 2009 (Amsterdam), Pianos 2009 (New York), SXSW 2009 (Austin), IDFA 2008 (Amsterdam), Yu Gong Yi Shang 2008 (Beijing), Parkpop 2007 (Den Haag), 013 2007 (Tilburg), Dauwpop 2007 (Hellendoorn), Popronde 2007 (Holland), Over het IJ festival 2006 (Amsterdam), Midi Music Festival 2006 (Beijing), Wintertuin Festival 2005 (Nijmegen), Paradiso 2005 (Amsterdam)

Concert and Tour Management

2008-2019

  • Management and organization of concerts for gaggroup.nl in different venues in Amsterdam: Cinetol, OT301, Bitterzoet, OCCII
  • Concert and tourmanager, booking agent for North American and China Tours