Luc De Vleeschhouwer


Luc De Vleeschhouwer learned to play the trumpet through his father at the Stedelijke Muziekacademie in Sint-Niklaas. At the Royal Conservatory in Antwerp he received first prizes for trombone and chamber music and was awarded the diploma with the highest distinction.

Since 1982 he has played as a freelance musician with orchestras such as the De Munt, BRT and VLOS, the National Orchestra of Belgium, the Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Belgian Chamber Orchestra and many others. He served at the Muziekkapel van de Rijkswacht, and beame first trombone at the Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders. From January 1991 to July 1992 he was first trombone at the Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla in Spain. Since 1989 he has been head of the trombone section of the National Orchestra of Belgium (NOB).

Together with Wim Bécu, Koen Severens and Marc Lamoen he performed as the trombone quartet "Harsonara". This formation played many concerts in Belgium for Jeugd en Muziek. As a member of the Belgium Brass Trio he toured Germany, the Netherlands, Taiwan and Spain together with Guido Seghers and Hubert Biebaut, and participated in international Brass festivals in Hungary and Italy. He was also a member of the Copper Quintet G. Gabriëli and the large brass ensemble Brussels Brass, with which he performed as a soloist at the international brass festival "Epsival" in France in August 2001 and worked on the realisation of a CD (Music Mosaic).

As an educator he worked at various academies, art schools and conservatories in Flanders.

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