Jeroen D'hoe

Category:componist, muzikant, solist, docent
Leuven, 25.06.1968
Genre(s):21ste eeuw / hedendaags, 20ste eeuw, Pop / Rock


Composer Jeroen D'hoe (1968) has received commissions by classical orchestras, chamber ensembles, festivals, and museums. He received a doctorate (2003) and a master degree (2000) in composition at The Juilliard School, where he studied composition with John Corigliano. In addition, he holds degrees in composition from the LUCA School of Arts, Campus Lemmens Institute in Belgium (1996) and musicology from the University of Leuven (1992).
He won the National Composition Competition of the Queen Elisabeth Competition (2003) and the SABAM Prize for Composition (2003) with Toccata-Scherzo for piano solo, the Composition Competition of the Province Flemish-Brabant, Belgium (2002) with Festival Anthem for orchestra, and the Juilliard Composers Competition in (2001) with Wavechain for piano and orchestra (1999). Jeroen D'hoe was awarded the SABAM Prize "Gouden Klaproos" ["Golden Poppy"] in the category classical music for his oeuvre (2008).

​Jeroen D'hoe is a prolific composer who searches for diverse dialogues between his contemporary-classical background and other musical styles and art forms. He recently composed the song Air Born (on a text by Joris Capenberghs), a 4-movement sound installation for the international exposition In Between at the Castle of Gaasbeek, the suite New Stairs (inspired by his collaboration with architect Jo Van Den Berghe) for four-hand piano for the Pianoduo Yin-Yang (Inge Spinette & Jan Michiels), the music-theatre song cycle Shadows for the early-music ensemble Zefiro Torna and the Mass for Atheists in which music theatre and folk instruments were integrated (Festival Musica Sacra, Maastricht). In collaboration with the American text artist and calligrapher Brody Neuenschwander he made the audiovisual installations Skin, Change Ringing, and A Chair An Empty Room, inspired by the “Gruuthuse” manuscript. He recently composed Dickinson Songs for soprano Annelies van Gramberen (2013) as curator of the festival Puzzling America, commissioned by 30CC Leuven and New Stairs Blues (2012) for the contemporary blues project by de Dutch pianist Marcel Worms. Together with architect Jo Van Den Berghe he created the architectural-musical concert event New Feet for 5 Years a Minute in association with Concertgebouw Brugge. As a composer and pianist, he collaborates with pop singer Paul Michiels and jazz guitarist Philip Catherine in the crossover concert project "It's a Gas" and is pianist in the concert project “American Songs” together with soprano Annelies Van Gramberen. Together with the musical singer Ann Van den Broeck he performed the concert program “Sondheim/Bernstein”.

Jeroen D'hoe currently teaches composition, music analysis, and music history at the Lemmensinstituut (Belgium), where he also is artistic researcher. He also teaches composition and music analysis at the Conservatory of Utrecht (The Netherlands).

Jeroen D'hoe received a fellowship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF, 1998-1999) and the C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellowship (2000-2003, The Juilliard School)

Selective discography

It's a GasIt's a Gas (2010)
Singersongwriter, vocale jazz
Paul Michiels, Jeroen D'hoe
CrosstalkCrosstalk (2008)
Singersongwriter, Pop
Jeroen D'hoe, Paul Michiels
Frank Agsteribbe - Composities 2Frank Agsteribbe - Composities 2 (1996)
21st century / contemporary, 20th century
Noordlimburgs Mannenkoor, Frank Agsteribbe, Herman Baeten, Paul Mertens, Vic Nees, Dagmar Feyern, Jos Van Den Borre, Jeroen D'hoe (...)
Jeugdkoor- en jongvolwassenenkoor O.-L.-V. Ten poel, TienenJeugdkoor- en jongvolwassenenkoor O.-L.-V. Ten poel, Tienen (1990)
early music, 21st century / contemporary, 20th century
Jeugd en jongvolwassenkoor O.L.V. Ten Poel Tienen, Johan Hermans, Jeroen D'hoe, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Sergei Rachmaninov, Martin Striebel, Vic Nees, William Boyce (...)

Selectieve discografie als componist

EssenceEssence (2019)
Kugoni Trio, Piet Swerts, Wim Henderickx, Jeroen D'hoe, Pieter Schuermans, Mathias Coppens
Encore!Encore! (2012)
20th century, romanticism
Vier Op 'n Rij - Flanders Recorder Quartet, Willem Wander Van Nieuwkerk, James V. Monaco, Jeroen D'hoe, Vittorio Monti, Jacob de Haan, Björn Hagvall, Jan Van Landeghem (...)
FrescamenteFrescamente (2008)
20th century
Frescamente, Jeroen D'hoe, Darius Milhaud, Alec Wilder, Igor Stravinsky, Charles Koechlin
Wij zijn wijWij zijn wij (2006)
20th century
Catherine Vandevelde, Yves Saelens, Vlaams Radio Orkest, Vlaams Radio Koor (VRK), Jeroen D'hoe, Dirk Vermeulen
Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd voor piano 2003Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd voor piano 2003 (2003)
romanticism, 20th century
Nationaal Orkest van België, Jeroen D'hoe, Gilbert Varga
Live VRO & VRKLive VRO & VRK (2001)
romanticism, 20th century
Vlaams Radio Orkest, Vlaams Radio Koor (VRK), Otto Derolez, Edgar Tinel, Charles Widor, Kurt Weill, Sergei Prokofiev, Peter Welffens (...)

Author of

Muziekanalyse & uitvoeringspraktijk. Beethoven als bruggenbouwerMuziekanalyse & uitvoeringspraktijk. Beethoven als bruggenbouwer (2008)
Pieter Bergé, Jeroen D'hoe

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