Françoise Vanhecke

Soprano

Vocal Artist - Actress - Pianist - Improvisation - Composer - Researcher

Vocal Art Coach / Voice Teacher / Masterclasses


2016
2014
  • Coaching session for choir 'De 2de adem' for their perfomance on November 23, 2014 (http://www.de2deadem.info/)
  • "Close to you" - International Puppet Festival Taipei 2014: Sensational Object Theater Workshop. Masterclass: The influence from the voice and the material on each other given by Damiet van Dalsum & Françoise Vanhecke
  • Ensor (Compagnie Cecilia en Circus Ronaldo).Par Compagnie Cecilia,30 janvier 2014
    tekst en regie Arne Sierens (meer info: productie of voorstelling)
    stemcoach en steminterpretatiecoach Françoise Vanhecke
  • Coaching for the provincial choir tournament, Sunday february 2nd, Ghent, Conservatory, Miryzaal.
    Choirs:
    • 2nd Adem mixt choir
    • Cum splendore chamber choir

Françoise Vanhecke Pedagogy
2013

2012


  • Lecture and masterclass for students and teachers at the Mahidol University, Salaya, Bangkok during the 3rd Cracking Bamboo festival.

2011

  • Voicetraining for production "Before your very eyes"
    28th of April Première Berlin
    Productionn Gob Squad & Campo Gent
    More info
  • Voice coaching CD Lieven Debrauwer: "De koning van Lombardije", together with piano player Marc Maes.
  • Françoise has attended PEVOC 9 - the 9th Pan-European Voice Conference at Marseille from August 31 to September 3.
    She participated a.o. in the 8th Workshop of the European Laryngological Society (ELS) and attended the European Academy of Voice Meeting.

2010

  • Prof at RITS Erasmushogeschool Brussels / Campus Bottelarij
    School for audiovisual and performing arts - techniques / part of Erasmushogeschool
  • Vocal coach at the BMS (Paris / France) Black Music School, Art development
  • Est-Ouest 'Sur les traces du Transsibérien, la russie invitée'. Atelier chant "Découvrir sa voix" Ateliers sous laYourte.

2009

  • Atelier et Master Class autour du Sprechgesang et la rythmique poétique d’Arnold Schönberg et Maury Buchala à L’auditorium Saint-Germain à Paris www.mpaa.fr / Cité des Arts
    Atelier de chant à L’auditorium Saint-Germain des Prés (Paris, France)
    Découvrir par le biais de l’improvisation, une partition précise avec des sonorités à travers des recherches et modes de jeux ainsi déveloper et explorer la richesse de sa voix parlée et chantée, Sprechgesang et prononciation, aussi bien pour des chanteurs que des acteurs.
    Le comportement du corps par rapport à sa respiration et à son phrasé.
  • Intervenant et Master Class 'du Baroque au Pop' / MPAA/ Paris / France
    Journées préludes au congrès ICVT: 'Voix singulières, répertoires pluriels, technique commune ?'
  • Poster session à IVCT7 International Congres of Voice Teachers in Paris (membre AFPC)

2008

  • Artistic Tutor at the Cracking Bamboo Festival in Vietnam: Saigon…Hanoi / I’mPULSE the 5th Asia-Europe Music Camp and Cracking Bamboo International Percussion Festival
    Operahouse and the Ha Long Bay Cave www.goethe.de/Vietnam and the Conservatory of Ho Chi Minch City (Saigon)
  • Voicecoach for 'Broeders van Liefde' of Chokri Ben Chikha and Arne Sierens
    Het Paleis / Union suspecte & Compagnie Cecilia in collaboration KVS

2007

  • Masterclass at Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre Kaunas Faculty
  • Coaching for Nele "1000 Zonnen & Garnalen" in Tremolo 18/8 & reportage Radio 2
  • Masterclass Canto / Voice in Syracuse / Italy for Sonus Festival
  • "That Night Follows Day" of Tim Etchells Theater Victoria (Campo, Festival d’Automne à Paris, Festival München, Centre Pompidou, Emilia Romano Teatro….)
  • Workshop: Discover your voice as an instrument, 10-14 years old, Peter Benoit Museum / Harelbeke

2006

  • Masterclass at Miroto’s Dance Studio for dansers and puppet players
    Yogyakarta, Indonesië and workshop / themes such as: making a story with sound without words, the voice is the emotion / Indonesia
  • Coaching Kwartet directed by Jacky Tummers
    With Rita Lommé, Gerda Marchans, Werther van der Sarren & Peter Marichael / Rode Pomp Gent
  • Dagen zonder lief / film van Felix Van Groeningen / Release 2007
    Coaching for Jeroen Perceval
  • Once upon a time with Les Ballets C de la B
    Choreografe: Christine De Smedt
  • Docent / Lecture the contemporary vocal music
    Koudvuur, dynamic voicetraining
  • "Aalst" of Pol Heyvaert / Theater Victoria
    Coaching for Jeroen Perceval
  • Coaching: "de Propere Fanfare van de Vieze Gasten" for de Gentse Feesten
  • Presentation as “voice expert" for “Journée mondiale de la voix” in Toulouse/ France
    Intervenant sur invitation à la Journée Mondiale de la Voix à Touluse par ARPA et le ministère de la Culture, service Inspection
  • Voice coaching for people with physical and mental lacks / Cultuurcentrum De Steiger in Menen
  • Voicecoaching for "de Vieze Gasten vzw" production / de Gentse Feesten

2005-1995

  • Voice coach for the film “Steve + Sky” by Felix van Groeningen (best Belgian film 2005 with Françoise Vanhecke in the role of the Nurse)
  • Many Masterclasses in different countries
  • Coaching in famous theaters with lots of famous Belgian actors:
    Theater Luxemburg, NTG, KVS, Théâtre National, Laika, Theater Taptoe, Nieuwpoorttheater, Théâtre du Compagnol (Fr), Victoria
  • Coaching with famous Belgian actors and personalities:
    Ingrid De Vos, Mark Verstraete, Carry Goossens, Peter Bulckaen, Lieve Moorthamer, Nolle Versyp, Jan Steen, Mieke Bouve, Wim Opbrouck, Fans Van der Aa, Chris Boni, Chris Thys, Tom Van Landuyt, Luk D'heu, Bert André, Sandrine André, Karen de Visscher, Fania Sorel, Esmé Bos, An Perlé, Mark Vandenbos, Angelique Wilkie, Herman Coessens, Jan De Bruyne, Jef Demedts, John Willaert, Katrien Meganck, Kristiaan Lagast, Mia Gryp, Pierre Laroche, Sien de Moor, Sjarel Brankaerts, Reinhilde Decleir, Magda Cnudde, Lucas Smolders, Maaike Cafmeyer, Martine Werbrouck, Pé Vermeersch, Twiggy Bossuyt, Delfine Bafort, Titus De Vooght, Jeroen Perceval Jan De Bruyne, Luk De Bruycker, Dirk De Strooper, Pierre Laroche, Collette Emanuelle, Delphine Roy, David Quertigniez, Marico Thillebuis, André Bayens, Jacqueline Bollen, Patrick Donnay, ....
  • 2005 Workshop podiumprésence, discover your voice and bodylanguage & expression for adolescents and adults/ Concertstudio Kortrijk (Stadsschouwburg).
  • 2001: Lecture and recital about ‘Erik Satie' for de APCB, Association for Voice teachers in Belgium
  • 2000: international jury 48th European Music Festival for the youth at Neerpelt.
  • 1998: Muziektheaterworkshop: thema ‘from Schubert to Motown'. Organisation: Kortrijkse Schouwburg.
  • 1997: Workshop in Nieuwpoort for the celebration of the 75-years existence of the Socio-cultureel centrum for ladies of all age. "How to learn a song with basic techniques."
  • 1996: Workshop Internationaal festival ‘Musica Nova' in Sao-Paulo in Brazil / Teatro SESC besides François Bayle, Daniel Teruggi, Alcidas Lanza & Grupo Novo Horizonte. Thema: "The Voice in Contemporary Music"
  • Novecanto / Gent & Cantores / Brugge. Invitation via "Vlaamse federatie voor Jonge Koren en het ANZ (Algemeen Nederlands Zangverbond)" the Requiem from Verdi, Krönungsmesse from Mozart, creations from Vic Nees & Paul Coeck.
  • 1995: Stage en workshop Royal Academy of Brugge, Theatre department. Thema: The use of the voice by Young actors (15-18 years)
  • 1995 Internationale Stage in Corbeil /France Thema : "De la parole au chant" & "Faire chanter les acteurs" Organisation : Théâtre du Campagnol

Membership

  • Lid van APCB, internationale vereniging voor zangpedagogen in België
  • Lid van AFPC, vereniging voor zangpedagogen en vocaal onderzoek te Frankrijk
  • ComAV, componistenarchipel Vlaanderen
  • Lid van Sabam
  • Nats member (USA) The National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc.

Pedagogical experience at the University Association Ghent / Royal Conservatory Hogeschool & DKO Conservatory

  • Voice teacher, vocal ensemble, lyric dramatic art and choir at the “ Stedelijk Muziekconservatorium” te Kortrijk
  • Regio Kortrijk 2003-2004: Experiment Wisselwerking Muzische vorming
    Functie: docent navorming leerkrachten lager onderwijs / children
    Thema:
    - How to teach Music when you are not one a musician.
    - Voice coaching in function of teaching and Music to Young students.
  • 1980 - 1992: Voice teacher, vocal ensemble & piano teacher / Harelbeke, Ledeberg& Sint-Niklaas
  • 1979 - 1982 / 1996 - 2001: Didactics for Voice at the department lerarenopleiding en voice teacher and prof Chamber Music at the Koninklijk Muziekconservatorium / Hogeschool te Gent / International / Member of Ghent University Association
  • Creatie en opvolging van stages in het kader van de lerarenopleiding aan de Hogeschool te Gent / International / Member of Ghent University Association & Kahog logopedie, audiology Thema: "Theoretical background& exercices i.f.o. training of the voice"

Some famous students

  • Harlind Libbrecht, docent Hogeschool Gent in Melle, singer folkgroep KADRIL
  • Karel Declercq, Cabaretier
  • Wim Oosterlinck, presentator radio VRT, Studio Brussel / Q-Music
  • Michel Pollet, honoured docent flute Hogeschool Antwerpen / Royal Conservatory
  • Marleen Vanhecke, presentor WTV (regionale televisie) & presentor TV-journaal VTM
  • Brigitte Geerts, Docente Nederlands 'Université Charles de Gaule' Lille (France)
  • Maaike Cafmeyer (actress)….
  • Several of Françoises students and old students take part in a masterclass with the Hilliard Ensemble in collaboration with the Festival van Vlaanderen.

Collaborations with directors

Guy Cassiers, Erik De Volder, Arne Sierens, Kristien Tomas, Dehlholm, Sam Bogaerts, André Vermaerke, Dirk Buyse, Jean-Claude Berutti, Dirk Pauwels, Alain Platel, Jean-Pierre de Decker, Jo Roets, Massimo Schuster, Franz Marijnen, Arlette Van Overvelt, Jean-Pierre De Decker Eva Bal, Dirk Verstockt, Hugo Van den Berghe, Greet Vissers, Niek Kortekaas, Mark Wijns, Paul Carpentier, Hans Royaards, Ludo Luycxs, Wim De Wulf, Christian Gagneron, Alain Maratrat, Roland Topor, Jonas Boel, Felix Van Groeningen, Pol Heyvaert, ...

Collaborations with production houses

Theater Victora Gent, NTG Gent (Publiekstheater), KVS (Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg), Théâtre National de Bruxelles, Het Muziek Lod, Nieuwpoorttheater, Blauw Vier, Theater Luxemburg, Theater Taptoe, Laika, Kopergieterij, Limelight Kortrijk, Walpurgis, Logosfoundation …

Specialisations

  • Béatrice Godenir /mouvement & Phil Kaiser /maskers Jacques Lecoq from de Kleine academie in Brussels
  • Inaki Azpillaga (danser Wim Vandekeybus) in function of “Les Noces” from Strawinsky with muziektheatercollectief Walpurgis
  • Stage d'expression vocale in Insas / Brussels with François Cambeau (Fr)
  • Analyse (Lucien Goethals), harmony en practical harmony, contrapunt & fuga, prima vista, history of Music, chamber music, violin, harmonium & percussie, initiation electroacoustiek for Young composers Ipem/RUG Gent / Prof. Guy C. Van Belle & Prof. Marc Leman.
  • Diction, ballet, mouvement, oriëntal & African danse, Euthonie, Tai-bo, Tai-chi…
  • Masterclasses Ernst Haefliger, Dorothy Dorow, Philippe Herreweghe, Segiswald Kuijcken, Karlheinz en Markus Stockhausen, Annette Meriweather, Julian Pike, Pierre Bernac, Ré Koster, René Jacobs, Erika Pauwels, Loraine Nubar, Michèle Noiret, Christina Deutekom…

International awards and degrees

  • Diploma, artistic award by the city of Ivanova (Russia) for the 17th Anjerfestival
  • Internationaal Bartok Seminar in Szombathely in Hongarije for 'Pierrot Lunaire' with the Ensemble Intercontemporain de Paris / Peter Eötvös & 'Poulenc-song' with Martha Kurtag & Dorothy Dorow – mentioning 'Excellent work'.
  • Selection 1st Compitition Queen Elisabeth at the Royal Muntschouwburg Brussels.
  • Prix Radio 3 for Contemporary Flemish Chambermusic at the international Orfeus competition in Antwerp.
  • Palmo d'oro and 2nd International prix at the ‘Concorso Internazionale da musica da camera, sezione Lieder a Finale Ligure' – Italy.
  • Premier prix solfeggio, premier prix voice, premier prix Piano with distinction , premier prix Lyric art
  • Special prices 'Coens -Torck' & 'Wilmots - Aerens'.
  • Diploma Master in Music, with distincion / Erasmushogeschool for Science and Art, departement of Music, Dramatische Art and Onderwijs Lemmensinstituut in Leuven.
  • Ecole Supérieure ERASMUS pour les Sciences et les Art à Louvain, Degré de Maître de Chant en 2000 avec distinction: Philosophie – Esthétique – Histoire de la Musique contemporaine (Yves Knockaert) – Séminaire – Encyclopédique
  • Diplôme et brevet pédagogique dans une institution de l’état pour l’enseignement de musique : professeur de piano en 1981 et professeur du chant (1981)

Conservatoroire Royal de Gand et d'Anvers

  • 1° Prix d’Art Lyrique en 1982 (Andréa Nevry)
  • 1° Prix de Piano en 1980 et Diplôme Nouvelle Structure avec distinction (Claude Coppens)
  • 1° Prix de Chant en 1979 (Lucienne Van Deyck)
  • 1° Prix de Solfège en 1976 (Julien Mestdagh)
  • Certificat d’Analyse (Lucien Goethals)
  • Certificat (brevet) harmonie et harmonie pratique
  • Les principes du contrepoint et de la fugue
  • Etude de la littérature et en ce qui concerne l’instrument
  • Histoire de la musique (particulièrement la musique occidentale)
  • Jeu de prima vista (lecture à vue)
  • ChŒur
  • Musique de Chambre
  • Accompagnement au piano
  • Diction pour chanteurs
  • Expression corporelle / Mouvement / Masques Jacques Lecoq (Béatrice Gedonir, Phil Kaiser), Inaki Azpillaga
  • Cours de ballet
  • Le violon
  • Jeux de l’harmonium et de la percussion
  • Danse orientale et africaine
  • Initiation Electroacoustique (Prof. Van Belle et Prof. Marc Leman à Ipem / L’université de Gand)
  • Euthonie




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