‘To Eddy, a fantastic virtuoso and a great artist!’ John Corigliano American composer, Pulitzer price winner, Oscar winner
‘Eddy is worldclass!’ Hans Zimmer Filmmusic-composer of a.o. ‘The Gladiator’, ‘The Lion King’…
‘To a fantastic musician!’ Saulius Sondeckis Conductor Lithuanian Chamberorchestra
‘Eddy Vanoosthuyse is one of the leading clarinet players of his generation’ Howard Klug Past president International Clarinet Association
‘…with Eddy Vanoosthuyse on the lead clarinet and Zimmer himself at the piano, It is a really great cue…’ Don Goldwasser Soundtracker
Eddy Vanoosthuyse is principal clarinet at the Flemish Radio Orchestra in Brussels. He is the clarinet professor at the ‚Royal Conservatory of Music‘ in Gent (Hogeschool Gent) and guest professor at the conservatory of the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven (Hogeschool voor Wetenschappen en Kunst).
He gives soloconcerts, recitals and masterclasses in Europe (Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Switserland, Austria, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Iceland, Danmark, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Chech, Hongary, Malta), North America (Canada and US), Central and South America (Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Chili, Peru) and Asia (China). In 1992, he has been selected for the ‚World Philharmonic Orchestra‘. In 1999, he was invited for the ‚Symphonicum Europae‘ (concert of the Nations in the Fisher Hall of the Lincoln Centre).
He made recordings for Sony, Phaedra and Gobelin. After the belgian premiere of Corigliano’s concerto, the composer wrote: ‚to Eddy, a fantastic virtuoso and a great artist!‘ The Dutch editor ‚Gobelin Music Productions‘ asked him to start a new collection with masterpieces for clarinet; The ‚Eddy Vanoosthuyse Clarinet Collection‘ was presented in july 2004 in Washington.