Verhulst was one of the primary students in the royal academy of music in the Hague. He researched with Lubeck, Lechleitner, Klein in Cologne, and became a pal of Schumann when he journeyed to Leipzig in 1838. Through Lubeck he also fulfilled Mendelssohn in 1836. During his general public life Verhulst could carry out the Euterpe orchestra, the royal choir in Rotterdam, the Rotterdam Musical Event of 1854, the Diligentia concerts in The Hague as well as the Fetis Meritis orchestra of Amsterdam among additional engagements. Genres where Verhulst made up included orchestral and vocal writings. His most mentioned works consist of “Clemens est Dominus,” a hymn for just two choirs and a Kyrie within his opus 20 mass. The affects of Mendelssohn and Schumann band clear in every of his functions but chromatic explorations distinguish his functions. Altogether Verhulst made up seven quantities of vocal functions including tracks for children. Additional compositions consist of his Symphony in E-minor, concert overtures, string quartets and piano items.