Ludo Geloen

Category:componist, muzikant
Dikkebus, 1962
Genre(s):21ste eeuw / hedendaags, 20ste eeuw, romantiek, classicisme, barok
Instrument(s):beiaard, orgel, harmonium

Short description

composer, organist, music teacher

Biography

Ludo Geloen (°1962 Dikkebus) is since 01/09/08 director at the School of Art (Music Department) at Poperinge (earlier, he was teacher of organ music at the conservatories of Ieper, Diksmuide and Poperinge); he is also organist of the O.-L.-V.-Middelareschurch in Ieper . He is the conductor of the O.-L.-V. Middelareschoir.

He is carilloneur in Ieper, a composer and improvisor. He studied at the Royal Conservatory in Gent and carried off prizes over and over again. As an organist and a carilloneur he does concerts in Belgium and abroad (The Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy and Russia). On his repertoire, he has pieces of all styles, with a preference for modern music. He played already a lot of creations. In 1997 he founded “The Organ Circle” - Organum Yprense – a non-profit association, which promotes the organ music in the Westhoek (The western part of West Flanders). His own works were performed in Europa, Rusland, Canada.
Since 2001 he is the artistic director of the ‘Organ Circle Diksmuide’, a non-profit association.

At the Royal Carillon School “Jef Denyn” in Mechelen he obtained the laureate diploma in carillon music.
In 1999 he released a CD and played the three most important organs in Ieper and he won the B.A.F. Sabam prize with the composition “Tension and Relief”. He became laureate in organ and in composition in Terneuzen and Utrecht in that order.
Since 1998 he and Koen Cosaert are a carillon duo: “Four Fists”. He is editor in chief of the cultural e-zine (magazine) “Het HemelBed”. Since 2003 he and Barbara Vandendriessche, founded a duo for soprano and organ: ‘Duo Calliope’. He composes for orchestra, choir, carillon, organ, piano and al kinds of chamberensembles.

He has recorded for radio (Klara, Radio 2 & RTBF 3, Holland ) and television (TV1) and television in New-Zealand.

Selectieve discografie als componist

Fingerprints - Signaturen van componerend VlaanderenFingerprints - Signaturen van componerend Vlaanderen (2011)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century
Bert Van Herck, Filip Rathé, Spectra Ensemble, Simon De Poorter, Annelies Van Parys, Klaas Coulembier, Stéphane Vande Ginste, Noor Sommereyns (...)
De nieuwe oogst. Nationale Koorcompositiewedstrijd 2007De nieuwe oogst. Nationale Koorcompositiewedstrijd 2007 (2007)
20th century
Capella di voce, Jacqueline Fontyn, Ludo Claesen, Ludo Geloen, Kurt Bikkembergs, Sebastiaan Van Steenberge, Martin Slootmaekers, Noor Sommereyns (...)

Author of

De Van Ingelgems - DNA en vingerafdrukken
De Van Ingelgems - DNA en vingerafdrukken
World Première Recordings - 'Reflections on a Song'
World Première Recordings - 'Reflections on a Song'
Beschreven schijf. Meer van dit alles
Beschreven schijf. Meer van dit alles
Beschreven schijf - Tussen donker en licht - het oude nieuw belicht
Beschreven schijf - Tussen donker en licht - het oude nieuw belicht
August De Boeck - meikind uit Merchtem
August De Boeck - meikind uit Merchtem
Beschreven schijf - Bal masqué van Bachs orgelwerk
Beschreven schijf - Bal masqué van Bachs orgelwerk
Beschreven Schijf - Het orgelpatrimonium - zangvogel voor de kat
Beschreven Schijf - Het orgelpatrimonium - zangvogel voor de kat
Beschreven schijf - This we know
Beschreven schijf - This we know
Beschreven schijf - Wilfried Westerlinck met Libra
Beschreven schijf - Wilfried Westerlinck met Libra
Beschreven schijf - "Wie het kleine niet eert,..."
Beschreven schijf - "Wie het kleine niet eert,..."