Rens Claerhoudt


RensClaerhoudtRens Claerhoudt is currently studying the violin with Chris Duindam, after having studied with Simon Smith in Birmingham, UK. He received lessons or master classes by Lis Perry, James Ehnes, Carla Leurs, Benzion Shamir, Mark Gothoni and Maggie Faultless. He was also coached by composers such as Louis Andriessen, Joe Cutler, Kaija Saariaho and Helmut Lachenmann. As a substitute Rens played with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie and the Orkest van het Oosten amongst others. As a chamber musician he performed with the Cugnon Project, the Rietveld Ensemble and at the Early Music Festival Utrecht. He performed as soloist in works by Piazzolla, Vivaldi and Hartmann.