De Maeyer, Jan


Jan De Maeyer (°1949) graduated in Classical Philology at the University of Louvain. He studied oboe and composition at the Royal Flemish Conservatory of Antwerp, and was awarded prizes in several competitions for oboe and chamber music as well as composition.

He started his career as oboe soloist of the Antwerp Philharmonic Orchestra. Later on he became oboe teacher at the Royal Flemish Conservatory of Antwerp. Until 2012 he was director of the Municipal Conservatory of Mechelen.

He contributed in various recordings and concerts. Furthermore, he regularly presents new compositions of diverse character and for all sorts of combinations, though limited to acoustical music.