Oliver de Clercq, Acting Principal French Horn

Oliver de Clercq was introduced live to Vancouver Symphony Orchestra audiences as Principal Horn in January, 2001.  He has recorded award winning music for Film, Television, Game Soundtrack, and Pop/Classical Albums.  Mr. de Clercq performed the World Premiere of ‘Mosaic’ by Knudson, the Albanian Premiere of Strauss’s First Concerto, and in various concerti with the Albanian Radio Television Orchestra, Boston Pops, Boston University Symphony Orchestra, Okanagan Symphony, Vancouver Philharmonic, Vancouver Symphony, and West Coast Symphony.

Mr. de Clercq has participated in the Arizona Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Cannon Music Camp, Chautauqua Institution, Eastern Music Festival, Florida State University Summer Band Camp, Hiroshima Symphony ‘Road to Peace,’ Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music, New England Conservatory Youth Philharmonic Orchestra Brazil Tour, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra 2008/2009/2013 Tours, and 2010 Winter Olympics National Anthems.  After receiving a Bachelor of Music Degree in Brass Performance from Boston University, Mr. de Clercq attended the Juilliard School for one semester.  He plays instruments by Conn, Paxman, and Schmid.