Ruben Wijga is a musician from The Netherlands. Over the last years he has been involved in different bands and projects, both on stage and behind the scenes.
Ruben is probably most well known as the keyboard player of metal band ReVamp. As a classically trained violin player, with an education at the conservatory of Groningen (The Netherlands) in composition, music production and studio production, and with a special interest in metal, electronic instruments and sounds, Ruben is an all-round musician. Over the last years he worked on different projects, varying from playing keyboards in metal bands to scoring for a theater show and from fiddling irish tunes to making movie scores.
For his keyboard related work, Ruben mostly uses software synths combined with analogue synths. Also in his studio he has a solid collection of software, sample libraries and nifty electronic (DIY) instruments. Brands he uses include Logic Pro, MainStage, Finale, Native Instruments Komplete, Vienna Symphonic Library, Arturia, XLN Audio, Waves, Røde, Akai, Dave Smith Instruments, MFB and Doepfer.
As a violin player Ruben uses a 1947 violin and a NS Design WAV4 electric violin.