About Maarten BonderComposer | Maarten Bonder – Composer & Sound Designer | Netherlands
With a passion for music and videogames, composer Maarten Bonder was born in Enschede,
The Netherlands on September 2, 1987.
With a focus on composing in many different music genres, his music adds another dimension
to the games he is scoring. Along with composing, Maarten has created the sound design for
various game titles and other projects.
His career as a composer began in January 2009, when he started working for game developer
Youdagames, composing the music for titles such as Youda Legend: The Curse of the
Amsterdam Diamond, Youda Sushi Chef and Legacy Tales: Mercy of the Gallows,
along with all the sound design for these games.
After graduating as a Bachelor of Music in June 2010, Maarten continued studying composition
and music for games during his Master course MediaMusic at the ArtEZ School of Music,
for which he graduated in July 2013 as a Master of Music.
Focusing on game audio and interactive audio, he is currently exploring the possibilities of
game audio middleware such as Audiokinetic’s Wwise and Firelight Technologies’ FMOD.
In support of all this, Maarten had lessons from ‘Associate Professor’ Tom Holkenborg aka
|2018||Color Riot||Molotov Industries||Composer/Sound Designer|
|2017||Verdun||M2H||Additional Sound Designer|
|2017||Cublast HD||ThinkFast Studio||Composer/Sound Designer|
|2015||Renegade X||Totem Arts||Composer/Sound Designer|
|2013||Legacy Tales: Mercy of the Gallows||Youdagames||Composer/Sound Designer|
|2011||Youda Mystery: The Stanwick Legacy||Youdagames||Composer/Sound Designer|
|2009||Youda Legend: The Curse of the Amsterdam Diamond||Youdagames||Composer/Sound Designer|
|2012||Dutch Game Award 2012||Best Music & Audio Design – Youda Mystery: The Stanwick Legacy|
|2013||ArtEZ School of Music||Master MediaMusic|
|2010||ArtEZ School of Music||Bachelor MediaMusic|