Bert van den Brink (www.bertvandenbrink.com) was born on the 24th. of july 1958. When he was five years old he got his first piano lesson. In 1976 Bert started his professional classical education at the conservatory of Utrecht. In 2007 he won the "VPRO Boy Edgar prijs". He studied piano with Herman Uhlhorn. In 1982 he graduated cum laude.
In that same year he was employed at theUtrechts' conservatory to teach jazz