La Masterclass di Flauto Erasmus+ con il M° Egbert Jan Louwersesi svolgerà nelle seguenti date e orari:
Giovedì 24 gennaio ore 14 - 18.30 Aula 2 Zamboni
Venerdì 25 gennaio 2019 ore 9.30 - 17 Aula 2 Zamboni
Egbert Jan Louwerse is professor of Flute at the Prince Claus Conservatoire Groningen, the Netherlands. Egbert Jan studied Flute with Pieter Odé at the Sweelinck Conservatory and with Marieke Schneemann at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with whom he graduated at the highest possible level, specializing in Modern Music.
Besides fluteplaying he did courses in conducting, music with "Live-electronics" and composition. For three years he studied the complex rhythms and microtonalitiy of Carnatic Music, the classical music of South India. After his studies he travelled many times to France to study there with great Masters including flutist Christian Lardé, harpist and Debussy-expert Marie-Claire Jamet and composer Jean-Michel Damase. Although he works for several professional Dutch Orchestra's, Egbert Jan’s main interest is chamber music.
He is one of the flutists of the Dutch Flutequartett with whom he was a prizewinner at the famous Kuhlau-Flutecompetition in Germany in 2001. He is one of the 8 flutists of Fluteoctet Blow Up! and is flutist of the international Occult Ensemble that specializes in contemporary music. He also plays with renowned musicians like harpist Manja Smits and pianist Henry Kelder.
In recent years Egbert Jan has given special attention to French Repertoire. In this important music for the flute he discovered / realized several elements in notationforms, connecting these in his playing, his teaching and writing about this music. He is regularly invited to talk and teach about this, such as recently at festivals and conservatoires in Holland, Italy, Belgium, Poland and China.
On June 13th 2015 he was awarded by the French Société Académique "Arts-Sciences-Lettres" in Paris the "Diplome de Medaille d'Argent" (the Silver Medal) for his work on French Music throughout his career.Because of this remarkable decoration, the Hanze University Groningen enlisted him on the 26th of May 2016 in its “Walk of Fame”.