"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." - Aldous Huxley -
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You will learn here more about my biography and oeuvre for numerous ensembles, orchestras, solo instruments and more... If you want more information about a composition assignment, arrangements, guest conducting, lectures, etc., use the contact details that you will find on this website.
Tom Hondeghem (° Ypres (BE), 22/12/1992) started his musical education at the academy of Diksmuide at the age of 8. There he followed saxophone, piano and harmony. In 2010 Tom started his higher music studies at the Royal Conservatory in Ghent. There he studied classical saxophone with Raf Minten, Koen Maas, Rik Vaneyghen
and Pieter Pellens, composition and orchestra conducting with Dirk Brossé & Wim Belaen.
Tom also followed conducting lessons with Nico Logghe and Dimitri Bracke at Academy De Kunstbrug, Gentbrugge.
After obtaining a master degree in music in Ghent, Tom continued his studies at the ‘Lemmensinstituut’ in Leuven where he studied ‘HaFaBra’ conducting and composition with Ivan Meylemans and Jan Van der Roost. He also attended numerous masterclasses with among others Johan De Meij, Bert Appermont, Kevin Houben, Alain Crepin, Johan Van der Linden, Bart Picqueur, Alexandre Doisy, Bjorn Verschoore and so on…
Today Tom Hondeghem is active as a professional saxophonist, pedagogue, conductor, composer and arranger.
"Music is a moral law. It gives a soul to the Universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is good and just and beautiful."
Musical sketches of the four cardinal directions for symphonic wind band,
trumpet soloist and (optional) Indian percussion
Pax Aeterna | Ca. 30'00" | 2018 | Own management
Suite about peace and conflict for SATB choir, chillren's choir,
symphonic windband and organ
A musical tale for concert band and live perfumes
Symphonic poem for soprano voice and symphonic wind band
For youth wind band grade 2
Time for Some Music | 6'00" | 2010 | Own management
Voor saxofoonsolist (afwisselend sopraan- en altsax)
en harmonieorkest of saxofoonchoir
Voor trompetsolist (afwisselend trompet en bugel) en fanfare/ brassband
Voor saxofoonsolist (afwisselend alt- en tenorsax) en saxchoir
Concert piece about musical temperaments
A musical impression of a famous painting
A modern concerto grosso for young sax ensemble and large saxchoir
A musical tale for saxchoir and live perfumes
For boomwhackers and saxchoir
Hobo, altsax, harp en piano
Klarinettrio: 2x Cl., 1x B. Cl., Saxofoontrio: S.S., A.S., T.S.
Cello en Piano
Koperensemble + 2 percussionisten
SOLOWERKEN (+ orkest/ piano/ overige)
Irish Tale | Ca. 6'00" | 2019 | Own management
Flute/ Eb alto sax/ Bb soprano sax/ Bb clarinet/ Oboe
Bassoon/ Bb trumpet/ Bb euphonium + piano
Flute/ Eb alto sax/ Bb soprano sax/ Bb clarinet + piano
(versie saxofoonkwintet eigen beheer)
Eb alto sax/ Bb tenor sax + piano
Eb alto sax/ Bb tenor sax/ Bb clarinet + piano
Dwarsfluit/ sax/ klarinet + piano
Sandrine Zingt Voor 10 | 2012 | Publisher: Golden River Music
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active with sax quartet Saxilicious, retro cover band The Covrettes, Royal Wind band Ypriana
and Royal Wind band ‘Houtlands Harmonieorkest Torhout’.
He is a teacher of saxophone, saxophone choir, chamber music and orchestral conducting at
‘dé Academie’ of Ypres and teacher of youth orchestra at the ‘Kunstacademie’ of Torhout.
associated with Golden River Music and Ypress Digital Music Editions and he regularly writes assignments or compulsory works for wind bands, chamber music and music education.
His works are internationally performed on concerts and contests (BeNeLux, France, Germany, Japan, Colombia, etc.).
of the Royal Wind Band ‘De Verenigde Vrienden’ Hooglede-Gits, youth band ‘De Jeugdige Vrienden’ Hooglede and the ‘Houtlands Jeugdensemble’ Torhout. In addition, he is regularly asked for guest conducting, freelance projects and as a jury member.
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