Sydney Schelvis (NL)
Sydney Schelvis is a Dutch musicologist, currently working on his PhD project about movement on and beyond the drum ‘n bass dance floor as a catalyst for changes in urban dynamics. He obtained his BA Musicology, MA Musicology and MA Art Studies at the University of Amsterdam, where he currently works as a teacher in musicology and recently founded Amsterdance: the Amsterdam Electronic Dance Music Research Group.
Additionally, he is actively involved in Amsterdam nightlife, most notably as assistant music programmer at Melkweg. This iconic downtown venue, a member of Liveurope, features 1.000+ productions with 500.000+ guests per year. Schelvis assists in booking concerts at any end of the genre spectrum.