Gudrun Bourel gives a piccolo masterclass

Friday, October 3, 2014 • 9:00 – 12:00 • Grand-Champ Theater

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Gudrun Bourel

Born in Belgium, Gudrun began her flute studies at the Royal Flemish Conservatory of Antwerp with Aldo Baerten en Vincent Cortvrint (piccolo) and then went on to study with Emily Beynon in The Hague.
From 2004 till 2006 she continued her studies in Antwerp with piccolo lessons (Peter Verhoyen) and got a master degree in piccolo.

In 2001-2002 Gudrun was principal flutist in the ‘Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra”.
Since 2005 Gudrun is principal piccolo in “The Arnhem Philharmonic”

and since 2011 she combines this position with a principal flute position in “Philharmonie Zuidnederland”
She playes regularly as a freelancer in other orchestras like : National Orchestra of Belgium, Brussels philharmonic, Royal Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra , Rotterdam Philharmonic etc.

As a chamber musician Gudrun frequently gives concerts with her woodwind quintet “The Arnhem Wind Quintet”, in 2008 they recorded their first cd. In 2011 she recorded the cd ‘Wintermelodie” with pianist Frank Peeters

Gudrun is a professor for flute at the ArtEZ Conservatory in Zwolle. Since 2011 she developed a piccolo program for beginning piccolo students.
She also teaches piccolo for master students in the conservatory of Utrecht. Besides teaching in these two schools she gives private lessons and coachings for orchestral auditions.

In 2011 she was invited to give a masterclass and recital in the Conservatory of Guangzhou in China.