Roel van Oosten is a Dutch composer of modern, classical music of great variety. His music has many characteristics: exuberant, jazzy and virtuoso, but also quiet and contemplative. This always in combination with a special feeling for a rich sonority. Roel van Oosten attaches great importance to craftsmanship and accessibility in his scores. Therefore his music is appreciated by a wide audience. It has been performed not only by professional musicians, but also by good amateur choirs and orchestras.