The dutch harpsichordist Arend Grosfeld has studied and worked with baroque specialists Sigiswald Kuijken, Peter Kooij and Philip Pickett. He has taken various masterclasses with Skip Sempé, Pierre Hantaï and Gustav Leonhardt. Arend has studied at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. In Basel he specialized in Basso Continuo with Jörg-Andreas Bötticher, Andrea Marcon and Jesper Christensen.
Arend Grosfeld performs as a soloist and ensemble player. He formed together with the soprano Linde Schinkel the duo 'Udite', specializing in early and modern music in theatrical context. Together with traverso player Emma Elkinson he started the group Musica Pura, aiming to get people more involved with performance based on the historical practice. Arend has played in many oratorio's and passions such as J.S. Bach's 'John Passion' and the 'Stabat Mater' of Pergolesi. Arend is regular member of the 'Haags Baroque Ensemble'. In modern repertoire he made his debut in the 'Fc Jongbloed ensemble', and has currently a special program dedicated to modern music with his duo 'Udite'.
In September 2011 Arend Grosfeld played at the international festival of Ambronay. Here he played Bach's 'Hohe Messe' under leadership of Sigiswald Kuijken and played various concerts in France, Italy and Portugal. Recently Arend played in a performance of Bach's coffee cantata at 'Over 't IJ' and 'Grachtenfestival' in Amsterdam. At the moment he plays with the ensemble 'NeoBarock' in Holland and Germany.