Bas is a singer, researcher and designer. He studied classical voice at Utrecht Conservatory and is now starting a masters in early music at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. Bas regularly performs both as a soloist in cantatas and oratorios and as an ensemble singer with, amongst others, Consensus Vocalis and the Reisopera. Besides performing music, he studies it. In his PhD research at the University of Amsterdam, Bas looked into modes in plainchant, shapes of melodies, rhythm in music and animal vocalizations and algorithmic music.