Exciting news!!

November 15, 2017

“doux” It’s been quiet on this site for almost a year now! But that doesn’t mean that nothing happened, on the contrary!! Besides concerts, tutoring and orchestra tours, I spent a lot of time creating a new project called “doux“ together with the talented composer Stan Nieuwenhuis. Stan and I have been friends for quite […]

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4barsrest relating latest tours

September 19, 2016

Here’s the article Iwan Fox published on 4barsrest about my latest tours! Enjoy reading! Welcome Korea break for Vanhoorne After racking up the miles down under Belgian cornet star Harmen Vanhoorne gets to put his feet up for a little while before its off to South Korea… Thursday, 4 August 2016 Belgian cornet star Harmen […]

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New Zealand – Australia – South Korea – here we go!!

June 19, 2016

Alright, guys! I’m off to the other side of the world again – for about two month this time – touring New Zealand and Australia! New Zealand The NZ-tour will be filled with plenty of Masterclasses and lessons I’ll give in several cities on the North and the South Island. Beside this, I will help […]

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Back from the USA – and no time to rest!

January 7, 2016

Well, I didn’t really have time to recover from this awesome trip to the USA but it was totally worth it! So, on December 7th, my good friend and fantastic composer Nigel Clarke and myself left for quite an exhausting, but utterly interesting, trip to the North of the United States. I’ll spare you the […]

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Mystery in the USA

December 9, 2015

Busy weeks ahead – Wisconsin, Minneapolis and Chicago await After New Zealand and Australia in summer (although it actually was their winter), it is now time for me to experience pre-Christmas vibes in the U.S. For the second time this year, I am going to play in Minnesota, performing yet again Nigel Clarke´s impressive cornet […]

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Discovering New Zealand

September 11, 2015

Busy summer! A lot happened during the past months: I was asked to fly over to New Zealand to play with the Auckland-based North Shore Brassband. I started my journey in Auckland, giving a Masterclass for young players and a Solo-concert accompanied by Auckland-based North Shore Brassband, playing some of the finest music written for […]

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Recording in the USA

June 19, 2015

Harmen recently spent two weeks in the U.S.A., premiering and recording the Wind-version of Nigel Clarke’s Cornet Concerto ‘Mysteries of the Horizon’, which was commissioned by Harmen for his first Solo-CD “Fortune’s Fool”. The concerto had been re-written for the wind orchestra of the prestigious University of St Thomas in Minnesota (under the baton of […]

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RNCM Festival of Brass

February 8, 2013

Very busy times currently! Besides the preparations with Brass Band Buizingen and the rehearsals in Scotland with Kingdom Brass for the upcoming Regionals, I’m back just now after a few restless weeks of work in the UK and Switzerland. My first stop was in Cardiff, where I did a rehearsal with the famous Tredegar Tow […]

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Happy New Year! and 4barsrest.com Awards

January 2, 2013

Happy New Year everybody! The past year was once more a fantastic one, as professionally as personally. Next to the individual prizes for best soloist gained with my Band, Brass Band Buizingen, at the All English Masters and the International Brass Band Contest, I survived my Solo CD Debut with the highest scores in the […]

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Brass Band Buizingen, Belgian Champions 2012

November 27, 2012

Sunday 25 November Brass Band Buizingen and myself won the national title in the well filled Lemmensinstitute. We will now have the honour of representing the country at the European Brass Band Championships to be held next year in Oslo (Norway) on  May 3rd and 4th. Eight brass bands have locked horns for contesting the […]

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