westwind aims to be the reliable travel guide for adventurous lovers of contemporary classical music. It wants to be a newsy, cheeky, well-written notebook with a view on serving curious readers. Its independence from institutions or labels guarantees an unbiased approach to music journalism. Focused on the interest of the listener, we put quality of information above everything else. Welcome to westwind !


Wynold Verweij, editor, has a background in journalism. He was a staffer at NRC Handelsblad and a correspondent in New York and Brussels. After a few detours into industry and consultancy, he devoted himself to studying philosophy and music history at the KU Leuven. He is fascinated by classical music being composed nowadays and is constantly looking for new melodic possibilities, challenging orchestrations and tantalising aesthetics.