Karin de Fleyt is flautist. She obtained her master’s degree in 1995 at the school of Arts, Royal Conservatoire in Gent, followed by a teacher’s degree (1997) and postgraduate at the Orpheus institute (2001).
Karin de Fleyt is an international renowned soloist in the classical contemporary music scene and collaborates with many well-known composers, always looking for new experiments. She is flautist at Hermes Ensemble and co-founder of duo NewFLow together with London based flautist Carla Rees. She was principal lecturer flute and chamber music at Leeds Conservatoire (2013-2021) and is lecturer for the Education Master at KASK/Conservatorium in Gent since 2009.
Karin de Fleyt is appointed as coordinator for the research group CORPoREAL at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp since February 2020 and section chair for the woodwinds since 2021. She previously finished two research projects: ‘Sonore Continuum - een blik op intermediaal instrumentaaltheater bij Lucien Goethals’ (2018 - 2019) and ‘from Zero to Void: Creative encounters between Mary Bauermeister and Karlheinz Stockhausen’ (2015 - 2016). She will start her doctorate studies in September 2022 in Antwerp on the topic ‘Perspectives on time in the music by Stockhausen: the experience of a performer’.
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