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Hi there,

I’m John, an English songwriter living in The Netherlands.
I play guitar and keyboards and even try to sing sometimes.
Born and bred in Yapton West Sussex near Bognor Regis on
the South Coast of England,
I have been a musician for years and have played in numerous
bands including the begin period of ‘Neel’ , the first winner of
‘De Grote Prijs van Nederland’ and ‘The Project’ from Bart Zwiers
I have been fortunate to play in all the major venues in Holland and have played as support act to many bands including:
The Cure and The Ramones
I have also played and written songs for 20 years with the oldest theater company from Amsterdam, Theatergroep ‘O’ who were founden in 1880.

I am now playing in my own band “The Boemers”

Education
Westergate Community College (England)
Diploma – None

Open University Amsterdam
Cornerlius Drebbel College Alkmaar
HBO Hoorn
Masters Computer Sciences
Diplomas: AMBI :
I1 – HE1 – HE2 – T6 – HSB.1 – HSB.2 – HSB.3

Courses.
Far too many to mention here

ITC / Automation Knowledge
WordPress, Joomla, CSS, Photoshop, PHP, SQL, HTML, Flash, Actionscript 3, Datafllex 2.5 – 3.0, Basics ,, MS Office, DOS. ETC

ITC Work experience

Guidion Computerhulp Amsterdam
UPC technician

ING Bank 15 years
Functional designer by the Stocks & Shares Departments and Treasury department.

Getronics Software 5 years
Information anaylist
Outsourced to various financial institution, mainly the major banks.

Datex Finance 2 years
Programmer / Technical designer
Outsourced to various financial institution, mainly the major banks

Music & Media Amsterdam 3 years
Designer of software for the music industry, measurement name Billboard America.

Languages
English: native
Dutch: speaking, writing and reading: excellent
French: speaking, writing and reading: reasonable