Twan Bearda

carillonneur

Twan Bearda (1973) graduated at the Royal Carillon School Jef Denyn in Mechelen in 2002. He started his studies in 1991 with Peter Bremer, and afterwards he took lessons with Eddy Mariën and Geert D'hollander at the Royal Carillon School, and with Boudewijn Zwart in Dordrecht. Twan participated in several carillon competitions, and in 2003 he won the first prize in the prestigious Queen Fabiola contest for carillon. Together with Luc Rombouts, carilloneur of the university carillon in Louvain, he forms the quatre mains duo The Bells Angels. As a profession, Twan works at imec, a research institute for micro-electronics in Louvain.

address:

Nimfenstraat 30
2800 Mechelen (Belgium)
tel. +32 (0)15 436 332

twan.bearda@gmail.be

Some of my music arrangements for carillon can be found here

On December 11, 2008 the new book of Campanae Lovanienses was presented. Download the flyer here