Ivan Meylemans

Category:dirigent, solist, muzikant
Genre(s):21ste eeuw / hedendaags, 20ste eeuw, romantiek


Ivan Meylemans started his orchestral conducting studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, where his teachers were Ed Spanjaard and Jac van Steen. Since he graduated summa cum laude in 2000, Ivan has taken part in several national and international conducting competitions and has proven very successful. 2007 marked a major turning point in Ivan Meylemans’ career; he decided to end his thirteen-year career as a trombone soloist with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra to fully dedicate his time to his advancing career as a conductor. He became assistent of Mariss Jansons, chief conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and rejoined the orchestra on all its major European, American and Asiatic tours. Meylemans also assisted other renowned conductors like Herbert Blomstedt and Markus Stenz.

2007-2009 Ivan Meylemans was appointed chief conductor of the Belgian chamber orchestra Collegium Instrumentale Brugense, today known as Hetkamerorkest.

Today, Ivan Meylemans is a much sought-after guest conductor for famous national and international chamber and symphony orchestras. In 2009 Meylemans is appointed chef-conductor of the Amsterdam Wind Orchestra and since octobre 2013 he conducts the symfonic orchestra of Luca School of Arts - Campus Lemmensinstituut.

Selective discography

Brass TooBrass Too (2015)
20th century, classical crossover
Ivan Meylemans, Dmitri Sjostakovich, Detlev Glanert, Henri Tomasi, Astor Piazzolla, Paul Hindemith
Brass of the Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraBrass of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (2007)
20th century
Koperblazers van het Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam, Willem Van Otterloo, Nick Woud, Hans Werner Henze, William Schmidt, Derek Bourgeois, Ivan Meylemans
Jef Van Hoof (1886-1959)Jef Van Hoof (1886-1959) (2007)
20th century
Ann De Renais, Ivan Meylemans, Jef Van Hoof
Muziek uit de Gentse conservatoriumbibliotheekMuziek uit de Gentse conservatoriumbibliotheek (2005)
romanticism, 20th century
Beethoven Academie, Gudrun Vercampt, Geert Baeckelandt, Jan Maebe, Levente Kende, Zeger Vandersteene, Charles-Louis Hanssens (Jeune), François Auguste Gevaert (...)
Demokratie - toekomstDemokratie - toekomst (1991)
20th century, Populair, Dutch folk & chanson
Johan Verminnen, Tars Lootens, Ivan Meylemans, Dominique Vanhaegenberg, Dirk Brossé, Tars Lootens, Bert Candries, Dirk Brossé (...)