Jan Van Landegherm Composer & Performer
Jan Van Landeghem studied organ, harpsichord, piano
accompagniment, choir and orchestra conducting, music theory and composition at
Brussels and Maastricht Conservatory’s. He mastered with great distinction for
organ and composition. His professors for organ were Kamiel
D’Hooghe, Harald Vogel, Piet Kee and Xavier Darasse. For composition he worked
with Peter Cabus, André Laporte, Karel Goeyvaerts and Iannis Xenakis.
Currently he is professor Composition at the Royal Flemish
Conservatory of Brussels and director of the Academy of Music of Bornem
He has been chosen as member of the board of Sabam (Autors Rights)
Together with Jenny Spanoghe he is the founder of the “Mirecourt
He won more than 15 composition prizes in Europe and abroad
He lectured at the Universities and Conservatories of Prague,
Brno, Hiroshima, Georgia State USA, Gent, Montréal, Cracovia, Bologna etc.
Van Landeghem gave recitals in most European Contries, Asia
and the USA. He made recordings for VRT radio and the Dutch radio. Selected as
“Fulbright Scholar” he thought at Georgia State University and conducted major
works of Bach, and gave organ recitals with Bach and Flemish Music.
conducted in Europe the famous boy’s choir “In Dulci Jubilo”, the chamber choir
“Concinentes” and the string orchestra “Landini”.
Together with his wife, the
famous violinist Jenny Spanoghe he plays organ, harpsichord and piano.
As composer he wrote more than 150 works and arrangements. He
got commissions from several Symphonic Orchestras, Professional Choirs,
Ensembles, Stringquartets etc. His works have been recorded at many CD’s.
Since 2013 member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium
(art & science)