Jeroen D'hoe
composer | Belgium, °1968
 
COMPOSITION 2003 : First Prize
A native of Leuven, Belgium, Jeroen D'hoe received a doctorate (2003) and a master degree (2000) in composition at The Juilliard School, where he studied composition with John Corigliano. In addition, he holds degrees in composition from the Lemmens Institute in Belgium (1996) and musicology from the University of Leuven (1992).

Jeroen D'hoe recently composed Mass For Atheists (2011), a commission by Intro In Situ and Musica Sacra Festival Maastricht, Change Ringing (2009), a composition/soundscape for ensemble and electronics (on a libretto by text artist Brody Neuenschwander) for the City of Mechelen (Belgium), as well as SKIN (2007), an audiovisual installation in collaboration with Brody Neuenschwander, performed and recorded by mezzo-soprano Els Van Laethem and guitarist Aram Van Ballaert. SKIN was presented as part of expositions by Brody Neuenschwander in Bruges, Tokyo, and New York (2007-2008).

A laureate of the SABAM Prize Gouden Klaproos in the category classical music for his oeuvre (2008), he also won the SABAM Prize for Composition (2003) with Toccata-Scherzo for piano solo, the Composition Competition of the Province Flemish-Brabant, Belgium (2002) with Festival Anthem for orchestra, and the Juilliard Composers Competition in (2001) with Wavechain for piano and orchestra (1999).

Jeroen D'hoe received a fellowship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF, 1998-1999) and the C.V. Starr Doctoral Fellowship (2000-03), along with The Piser Scholarship (2000-01), the G. Gershwin Memorial Scholarship (2000-01), and the Gretchaninoff Memorial Prize (2000-01). From 1995 to 1998 he was a teaching assistant for harmony at the Musicology Department and from 1992 to 1996 scientific assistant at the ABB Chair of New Music at the University of Leuven (Belgium) and from 1999 to 2001 a teaching assistant for ear training at The Juilliard School.

Jeroen D'hoe currently teaches composition, music analysis, and music history at the Lemmensinstituut (Belgium), where he also is artistic researcher. Additionnally, he teaches composition and music analysis at the Conservatory of Utrecht (The Netherlands).
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
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