HENDERICKX, Wim

Biography

Wim Henderickx is a Flemish composer, based in Antwerp. He studied composition and percussion at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp and sonology at Ircam in Paris and at the Conservatoire of Music in The Hague. He received numerous awards, such as the Prize for Contemporary Music Flanders-Québec in 1993. In 2006 he was nominated for the Flanders Culture Prizes and in 2011 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Lier (BE), his birthplace. In December 2015 he was appointed as a member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium (KVAB) for Science and the Arts. Wim Henderickx is professor of composition at the Conservatories of Music in Antwerp and Amsterdam and he is the main coach on the SoundMine Summer Composition Course for young composers, which is organised by Musica, Impulse Centre for Music.

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