Rein Van Bree

Singer, recorder:


Rein Van Bree was born in 1984 in Maaseik, Belgium.
She holds a Master in recorder, chamber music and pedagogy at the Lemmensinstitute in Leuven, following lessons with Bart Coen en Bart Spanhove. She also graduated at the Bachelor level in singing with Dina Grossberger and Dirk Snellings.

She took part of masterclasses for recorder with Geert Van Gele, Kees Boeke, Pierre Hamon, Frédéric de Roos, Paul Leenhouts, Erik Van Nevel, Barthold Kuijken, Fumiharu Yoshimine, Maurice Van Lieshout, Pedro Memelsdorff, Marion Verbruggen and Valerie Horst.

As a singer she participated in several projects under the direction of Kurt Bikkembergs, Marnix De Cat, Louis Devos, Johan Duyck, Barthold Kuijken, Paul Schollaert, Christoph Siebert, Dirk Snellings, Johan Van Bouwelen, Hendrik Vanden Abeele, Erik Van Nevel, Bart Van Reyn and Philippe Herreweghe.

She also played in operas by Muziektheater Transparant and the Flemish Opera (under the direction of Ottavio Dantone). She participated the following singingensembles: Psallentes Femina (under the direction of Hendrik Vanden Abeele) and the Octopus chamber choir (Bart Van Reyn) and now sings for El Grillo (Inge Bollaert) and Le Vecchie Musiche (Nicholas Cornia).

In 2004, she co founded the recordertrio Aquil’AlterA

As recorder teacher she is active in several music schools like  Oudenaarde  Laken and Kalken. She is also a member of the old-music-ensemble Mensurabilis.