Editor, songwriter, and composer

Singer-songwriter and editor

This is a somewhat personal page, but I believe writing, editing, music, and songwriting all come from the same creative venue. Below you’ll find some of my work as a singer-songwriter.

This song I wrote and arranged when I was seventeen years old — Niels C. Kwakernaak, copyeditor and singer-songwriter.
I wrote all but two of the songs I perform here. I apologize for the poor recording — Niels C. Kwakernaak, copy editor and singer-songwriter.

Here are a few symphonic poems I’ve composed.

Composed in 2011, this symphonic poem is still my favorite among my works of orchestral music — Niels C. Kwakernaak, copyeditor and composer.