Arnaud Van de Cauter is organist at Notre-Dame du Sablon, in Brussels. He studied in Belgium (H. Schoonbroodt – Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles), France (Jean Boyer – CNR Lille) and Germany (Harald Vogel – Noorddeutsche Orgelakademie).
Lecturer in keyboard harmony at the Conservatoire royal de Musique de Mons, Arnaud Van de Cauter teaches organ at the Académie Saint-Grégoire de Tournai and at the Académie de Musique de Rixensart. Passionate teacher, he is also in charge of the organ examination at the IMEP (Institut Supérieur de Musique et de Pédagogie – Namur) and teaches history of music at the ICHEC Culturesin Brussels.
Founder and artistic director of the festival Orgue d’Août, he has overseen the organisation of ancient music concerts in Notre-Dame de la Chapelle in Brussels (www.placedelachappelle.org) since 1997. As a performer, he regularly plays in Belgium and abroad, both as soloist or in ensemble. He was invited by numerous festivals and concert organisers, including BOZAR, the Festival de Wallonie, theFestival d’Avignon and Toulouse-les-Orgues.