"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.


Musical greetings,



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."




Tom's oeuvre consists of a kaleidoscope of genres for various instrumentation.
He mainly writes for wind band, fanfare band, pedagogical works and saxophone choir.

He also writes solo works, pieces for symphonic orchestra,
chamber music, saxophone quartet and musical.


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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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