Wouter Vandenabeele

Wouter Vandenabeele


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  • Anne Niepold (Accordion)
  • Arne Van Dongen (Double bass)
  • Malick Path√© Sow (Hoddu)
  • Osama Abdurasol (Qanun)
  • Serigne C.M. Gueye (Percussion)
  • Soetkin Baptist (voice)
  • Wouter Vandenabeele (Violin)


Wouter Wandenabeele is recognized internationally as a violonist, an arranger and a composer. The productivity of this young men living in Ghent had reached tops these last years.

He had played concerts at the sides of the Senegalese traditional violonist Issa Sow, he conducted the prestigious project "Hadzidakis" for the Olympic Games of Athens in 2004 (with the singers of Madredeus) He had recorded a score of CDs, had given several hundreds of representations with "Ambrozijn", "Olla Vogala" (his orchestra of world music), and in various projects: "Bared Atai" with which it played in Morocco and in Belgium; Zuiderwind (EMI) in which he collaborated with South-African musicians (concerts in Belgium and South Africa) He worked with Steve Houben, Erik Vermeulen, Savina Yanatou, Philippe Thuriot, "Ex Tempore". In occasions, he plays with the band "Lais".

Wouter is also appreciated as a teacher in the musical training courses "Flanders Ethno", also in the summer academy of Neufchateau, in musical schools of Cyprus, and in the training courses of music Folk and Jazz organized by Muziekmozaiek. He used to conduct the instrumental ensemble of popular music during the musical summer school of Gooik. Since September 2005, he teach folk violin in Sint-Niklaas academy and conduct the young orchestra : "Transpiradansa".