Professor of flute at the “Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel”, Royal Brussels Conservatoire.

He has been guest professor at the conservatory of Den Haag (Holland) and is giving Master Classes throughout Europe and Japan. Member of the jury in international competitions: Krakau International flute competition – Flautissimo, Rome – Dutch International Flute competition – Sieradz Flute Competition

Graduated from the Antwerp Conservatorium and obtained the “higher diploma” with great distinction in 1982 in the class of Mr. Jan Van Reeth. He continued studying the flute in London with Jonathan Snowdon and followed Master Classes with Aurèle Nicolet, William Bennett, Andras Adorjan and Konrad Hünteler. Julius Baker invited him at the Guilliard School of Music New-York.

Former Principal flute at the Symphonic Orchestra of “La Monnaie”, Belgium National Opera.

Winner of the “Tenuto-competition” (1982) which gave him opportunities to play as a soloist for the Belgium radio ánd Television. He has been one of the most active and demanded flutists in Belgium, he played all over Europe, in America and Japan. He has performed as a soloist with many leading orchestras in Belgium such as “The Monnaie Symphonic Orchestra”, “BRTN Ancient Philharmonic Orchestra “ (=Radio Orchestra), “Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra”, “Flanders Symphonic Orchestra” and several Chamber Orchestras.

He was a member of the “Prometheus Ensemble”. He plays regularly various chamber music repertoire with his colleagues of the Monnaie Orchestra, in particularly the “Monnaie Wind Quintet”. He played concerts with “The Salzburger Solists” and in song recitals he played with Yvonne Kenny and Renée Fleming together with their pianists Geoffrey Parsons and Helmuth Deutch.

His recordings includes Rossini’s quartets for flute and string trio, flute concertos from the Mannheim School, Mozart concertos (flute concerto in G and the Symphony Concertante in Es), Belgium Romantic flute sonatas (Franck, Jongen), music by Carl Reinecke, chamber music by Albert Huybrechts, music for alto flute solo by Bernard Foccroulle, chamber music works with “Prometheus Ensemble”, “I Solisti da Camera” and several ‘ad hoc’ ensembles.

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