A bachelor’s degree in Jazz drums at the Prins Claus conservatory in Groningen and a Master’s degree in film music at the conservatory in Amsterdam, Kristijan was brought up by music. He started playing the cello at age 5 and drums at age 10. His musical career and his multi-genre open mind brought him together with international artists, ranging from trios to big bands. He recorded and performer on 25 albums and visited over 25 countries around Europe, USA, Indonesia, Middle East and Africa. He composed music for 3 feature films and 9 short films.