Peter Ledaine

Peter Ledaine went to the Lemmens Institute in Leuven after his studies at the Municipal Conservatory in Bruges, where he obtained the “Higher” Diploma Organ under Chris Dubois, as well as diplomas in organ, music pedagogy and choir conducting. He then completed his studies with Hans Van Nieuwkoop at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam.

He is director of the Municipal Academy for Music and Word in Blankenberge. As an organist, he is associated with the church of St Peter and Paul and the Capuchin Church in Ostend. In the St Peter and Paul Church, he plays the monumental Schijven-Flentrop organ and the Thomas organ in Silbermann style; in the Capuchin church, the Loncke baroque organ, built in Flemish 18th-century style. He also takes on the artistic direction of the concerts in Ostend’s St Peter and Paul Church.

He performs regularly in Belgium and abroad and has made several CD recordings. Since 1993, Peter Ledaine has been conductor of the Orlandus Ensemble.