Countertenor Bart Uvyn started his musical studies at the age of 6 at the conservatory in Destelbergen. He studied the violin and singing. Since 1995, he sang at the Ghent cathedral choir Schola Cantorum, conducted by Canon Michael Ghijs and Filip Martens. In 2003 he started his vocal studies as a countertenor in the Lemmensinstituut in Leuven, where he graduated as a ‘master in music – singing’ in 2008. His teachers were Dina Grossberger and Dirk Snellings (Capilla Flamenca).
Afterwards he specialized in early music at the Lemmensinstituut and at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He was taught by Peter Kooij, Michael Chance, Rita Dams and Jill Feldman. He also attended master classes with Alexander Oliver, Zeger Vandersteene, Udo Reinemann and Jeannette Fisher.
Bart Uvyn is regulary invited by ensembles such as Capilla Flamenca, Psallentes, Vox Luminis and Sette Voci. He also participated in various projects of the Bach Academy (Christoph Siebert and Philippe Herreweghe) and Bl!ndman [vox]. Bart is also a fixed ensemble member of Currende (Erik Van Nevel) and often participates in projects with Collegium Vocale Gent. In 2010 he sang the role of Philibert Naturel in the opera ‘Rage d’Amours’ by Rob Zuidam conducted by Otto Tausk. In the near future he sings in different productions with Collegium Vocale Gent and Nederlandse Bachvereniging.
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