After using colored pencils as drumstick and destroying many toys at home by using them as a drum kit, Sven started his career as a drummer at the age of 7.
His first “real” drum kit and drum lessons were enough to let the drum genes take over his life.
He followed lessons in Beringen (Belgium) and Master Classes with Hans van Oosterhout, Greg Bisonetten,...
In 2009 Sven graduated at the Conservatorium of Maastricht, at the Jazz department.
He is active as a drummer with several different bands and performing a variety of music styles eg. rock bands, cover bands, jazz combos
After teaching at different music schools, he started his own drum school “Decent drums” in Hasselt (Belgium) www.decentdrums.com
Since september 2015 Sven is also teaching at the UWC Maastricht Music school.