Carl Van Eyndhoven ( 1959)

Graduated in organ and music pedagogy at the Lemmensinstituut (Leuven) and carillon at the Netherlands Carillon School. He has a PhD in seventeenth-century carillon performance practice from Leuven University and was, for many years,  Head of Research (Music & Drama) and Dean at the Faculty of the Arts (LUCA School of Arts – Leuven University). He is president of the Béla Bartók Archives of Belgium, and CEMPER (Expertise Center for the Heritage of Music and Performing Arts). From 2000 to 2012 he was the chairman of the Flemish Carillon Society. He is the carillonneur of the cities of Tilburg (the Netherlands) and Mol (Belgium). He is renowned for his jazz improvisations on carillon and played concerts in Japan, Denmark, U.S.A., Ireland, Poland, Germany etc. In 2017 he recorded the CD ‘Django Bells’ together with the jazz manouche ensemble Minor Sing from Lyon.