Bianca Bongers (1987, NL) is a Dutch composer and cellist. She studied composition with Wim Henderickx and Luc van Hove at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp (BE) and cello with Monique Heidema at the Fontys Conservatory of Tilburg. Additional lessons and masterclasses she took with a.o. Wolfgang Rihm, Brian Ferneyhough, Rebecca Saunders, Daan Manneke and Willem Jeths.

Starting from a visual way of thinking, Bianca her music is recognizable for its high refinement and strong sense of form, shaping music as an almost touchable object. Her pieces got performed by musicians such as Royal Flemish Philharmonic (BE), Vincent van Amsterdam (Dutch Classical Talent, NL), Lucerne Festival Alumni (CH), Kugoni Trio (BE), Trio Catch (DE), International Ensemble Modern Academy (DE) and Intercontinental Ensemble (NL) during festivals like Gaudeamus Muziekweek, November Music, Lucerne Festival (CH), Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (IMD), Kurt Weill Fest (DE) and Grachtenfestival. In 2019, Bianca got presented by Gaudeamus Muziekweek for an exchange with the Korean Composers Association in Seoul (KR). At the moment, new pieces are coming up for s’OTTOvoces and Ensemble Adapter (DE) in 2020.

Professional recordings of her work where made by the Dutch label TRPTK of Reiken for violin, alto saxophone & piano (2018) and Collage van een Achtvlak for nonet (2016/19). Her piece Surrounded by Air, Appearance II for flute, oboe & piano (2018) got recorded by Tiotique (BE) and published by Etcetera Records in fall 2018. Broadcastings sounded by Concertzender and NPO Radio 4 during the program VPRO Vrije Geluiden with an interview by Aad van Nieuwkerk.

Bianca is part of the Dutch Composers Association 'Nieuw Geneco' and is published by Donemus publishing house of contemporary classical music.