Jan De Maeyer

Category:componist, muzikant
Bornem, 01.09.1949
Genre(s):20ste eeuw, 21ste eeuw / hedendaags
Instrument(s):hobo

Biography

Jan De Maeyer was born in 1949 in Bornem. He studied oboe, chamber music and composition (with Willem Kersters) at the Royal Conservatory in Antwerp. At the same time he studied classical philology and ancient history at the Katholieke University Leuven. In 1973 he earned higher diplomas in oboe and chamber music and a first prize in music history. This was followed by first prizes in alto oboe, harmony, counterpoint and composition. De Maeyer received the Pro Civitate Prize, the Alpaerts Prize for solfège and chamber music, the Annie Rutzky Prize, Tenuto, the Ferstenberg Prize for counterpoint and fugue and first prize at the international competition for chamber music in Colmar. As a composer he was awarded the Peter Benoit Prize for his brass quintet La Consolazione, the first prize of the Province of Antwerp (1982), the A. De Vleeschouwer Prize (1983) for Portret van 7 Romeinse Goden (Portrait of 7 Roman Gods) and the Koopal Grant for his Concerto da Camera for chamber orchestra and Het Glorierijke Licht (The Glorious Light) for symphony orchestra.

De Maeyer was manager of the Mechelen Municipal Conservatory. He is active as musican, teacher en composer.

List of work en works review: www.matrix-new-music.be

Scores : Matrix

Selective discography

Ernest van der Eyken: Chamber MusicErnest van der Eyken: Chamber Music (2006)
20th century
Jan De Maeyer, Thérèse-Marie Gilissen, Jozef De Beenhouwer, Quatuor Nuove Musiche, Ernest van der Eyken
Meesterlijk - HoutblazersMeesterlijk - Houtblazers (2002)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century, classicism, Baroque
I Solisti del Vento, Hans de Jong, Jan Guns, Joris Van den Hauwe, Francis Pollet, Johan Rycken, Jan De Maeyer, The clarinet choir (...)
von Herzogenberg - Chamber Music with Pianovon Herzogenberg - Chamber Music with Piano (1996)
romanticism
Jan De Maeyer, Nestor Janssens, Ivo Hadermann, Viviane Spanoghe, André De Groote, Luc Loubry
Elias Gistelinck - Ptah IVElias Gistelinck - Ptah IV (1986)
20th century
Jan De Maeyer, André De Groote, Viviane Spanoghe, Jenny Spanoghe, Dirk De Caluwé, Elias Gistelinck

Selectieve discografie als componist

CantabileCantabile (2008)
20th century
Stéphane Vande Ginste, Tom De Haes, Ludo Claesen, Bert Van Herck, Peter Thys, Geert D'hollander, Bernard Baert, Stefaan De Lange (...)
Compositieklas. Willem KerstersCompositieklas. Willem Kersters (2000)
20th century
Gaby Van Riet, Sophie Hallynck, Noëlle Schepens, Joris Van den Hauwe, Pieter Nuytten, Alain Craens, Koen Dejonghe, Wim Henderickx (...)