Polle van Genechten is a young composer, songwriter and a musician who lives in the Netherlands, age 24 years. For his juvenile age he already experienced the world of music from multiple angles. He created more than hundreds of songs from which many are officially released.
At the age of 12, Polle’s music career started on Dutch television. He wrote his own song and became finalist at
the Junior Song Contest in Holland.
In 2012 the dutch public broadcast corporation NTR made a documentary about Polle’s music career. Polle arranged his own song ‘Hey Hey’ together with Bob Zimmerman and Wouter Hamel, and performed it live on Dutch television with the world famous Metropole Orchestra.
After Polle graduated on his university of music, Polle co-composed the music for the pop/rockband The Overslept that scored several hits in the Netherlands. from 2021, Polle composed, together with Martino Müller and Pieter van Nieuwenhuyze, the music for ‘’Picking The Stars’’, the musical of the world famous game Honor of Kings in China. From that moment on, Polle has written songs for several artists and shows all over the world.
2022, together with Martino Müller and Pieter van Nieuwenhuyze, Polle composed and co-arranged with Huub van Loon, the music for ‘’Picking The Stars’’, the musical of the world famous videogame Honor of Kings for Tencent and Poly theatre in China.
Watch here, the short documentary about the musical ''Picking the Stars''.
In 2021, Polle composed the music for the dance piece of choreographer Christine Ceconello ‘’De Repente Sonho’’ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Together with Martino Muller, Polle wrote the songs for the modern ballet ‘’Des Order’’ of Ken Ossola in Torino, Italy.
For the dance piece ‘’Un Autre Jour’’ of Choreographer Ken Ossola, Polle wrote the songs and compositions together with Martino Muller in Geneva, Switzerland for this ballet performance.
Watch the teaser of ‘Un Autre Jour’ here
In 2018, Polle joined the pop/rock band The Overslept as Keyboard player. Later on he also joined the band in the studio for several writing sessions. The overslept has several hits on they name under which ‘Stolen Car’’.
Watch The Overslept here
From 2016 until 2022 Polle wrote, produced, and played keys in the band NOWA. He started the band together with Julia Evers at Rock City Institute.
Watch NOWA here
Polle is the musical director and keyboard player of the band of dutch singer-songwriter, Danique Ruby. With her song Papa Mama, she went viral on TikTok and sold out her show in Paradiso Amsterdam!
Watch Danique here
Since 2022, Polle is the pianist and keyboard player of Amsterdam-based singer and songwriter ‘Morpheus’ who brings the ‘chanson’ back to life - but in contemporary form with his new ep ‘Morphosis’.
Watch Morpheus here