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Luk Nielandt studied oboe at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp with Jan De Maeyer and after that three years with Maurice Bourgue in Paris and Thomas Indermühle in Amsterdam. Nielandt teaches oboe at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp and has been a teacher at the Tilburg Conservatory in the Netherlands for several years. In 2016 he started the research project An Equal Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp. This research includes an exploration of shales, pommers and dulcians in the Renaissance period and their contemporary equivalents, the complete modern oboe and bassoon family. His ensemble Artesis Consort brings together renaissance consort music and contemporary creations and consists of colleagues, students and former students of oboe and bassoon.
Luk Nielandt was laureate of the Tenuto competition and received the Annie Rutzky prize. In 2001 he became solo oboist of the Royal Mint Theater / National Opera in Brussels after having been solo oboist for years for the Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders, the Brabants Orchestra and the Prometheus Ensemble. He has performed in concerts by Bach, Mozart, Martinu, Strauss, Lutoslawski, Schnittke, with conductors such as Ono, Krenz, Shipway, Soustrot, Eötvös and Joo. His repertoire ranges from baroque music to contemporary music. He is oboist at I Solisti del Vento and member of the Monnaie Wind Quintet.
Subject: Oboe, English horn, Second, related and auxiliary instrument: Alto Oboe