Edith Van Dyck

Edith Van Dyck studied at the Municipal Conservatory of Mechelen, the Fontys School of the Arts in Tilburg and at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Since 2009, she has been solo flute at the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Together with her mother and pianist Helene Luyten, she forms a permanent duo. In 2015, her first CD was released under the Et'Cetera label which was awarded with a 10 by the music magazine Luister. That same year, she played Nielsen's Flute Concerto as a soloist with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. She was a guest at the Storioni Festival, the Arbanassi Summer Music festival and the Accademia delle Crete Senesi. Edith became the laureate of the Belfius Classics competition, the National Competition for Flute Lions Club Belgium, the National Competition for Flute in Opwijk and the Fontys Competition for young talent in Tilburg. At the Royal Academy, she won the J&J Brough Flute Prize and the Chris Taylor Flute Award. Edith was a professor at the Tilburg Conservatory of Music for nine years. She is the founder of the Summer Course for Winds in which she offers young musicians a short, intensive training with a focus on performing better under pressure, mental coaching and audition training.