Music from Roeland Ruijsch has been featured in epic TV Series like ABC'S "Pretty Little Liars" and Showtime's "The Real L-Word"read more
The life of Roeland Ruijsch, a.k.a Mr. ruiZ, has always evolved around music, from an early age on. After studying electric guitar at the Maastricht conservatory and the art of composing and producing at the faculty of Art, Media & Technology at the Utrecht School for the Arts, Mr. ruiZ has been a working musician ever since. Playing in different coverbands for 15 years, teaching for 10 years…one of his students beeing Stevie Ann, a well known Dutch singer songwriter. Two of Mr. ruiZ's pupils have performed at Pinkpop, the biggest and longest running Dutch music festival.
He started with composing music for modern dance pieces. This clearly wasn't enough for the musical creative mastermind and he began writing songs for both male and female singers. Writing pop tunes is the biggest passion of Mr. ruiZ, but he doesn’t limit himself to just that. Mr. ruiZ loves to write all sorts of music, songs ranging from sultry singer-songwriter tunes to hot commercial Pop, Rock and Dance tunes, tunes guaranteed to bring the house down!
Recently Mr. ruiZ produced several hit singles that reached the Dutch top 40. Over the years he has collaborated with many artists, like for instance James Huntington. He was a top ten finalist in the Dutch National Songwriter Competition of 2009 and was one of the lucky few to be in a master class of the guru in songwriting: Ralph Murphy. Besides composing Mr. ruiZ has also played guitar in the successful hit musical 'Mama Mia'. He placed several songs with well known Hollywood Libraries and Publishers and recently two of his tunes have been selected to feature in popular tv series in America