Koenraad Hofman

Double bass

Koenraad Hofman studied double bass and chamber music at the Brussels Conservatory with Maurice Aerts, Etienne Siebens and Arie van Lysebeth.

During his studies he was already a member of the chamber orchestra "Prima La Musica" under the direction of Dirk Vermeulen. From 1996 to 2003 he became solo bass player of the Amsterdam Sinfonietta string orchestra under the direction of Lev Markiz and Peter Oundjian. He also holds the same position in the European Union Chamber Orchestra.

Since 2004 Koenraad Hofman has been the first the double bass player of the Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen. He has performed throughout Europe as well as in South Africa, the U.S., Russia, Georgia, Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bangladesh, Panama, Jamaica, Chile, Peru and Bolivia. He also regularly participates in the most important Belgian symphony orchestras, such as De Munt, the Flemish Radio Orchestra, the Flemish Opera and is regularly invited by the Schönberg ensemble (Amsterdam); the New Ensemble (Amsterdam); the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (Hilversum), the Ictus ensemble, the Danel quartet, and the Beethoven Academy.

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