Joachim Brackx, born in Oostende in 1975, studied composition
at the Conservatory of Ghent in the class of Godfried-Willem Raes, exploring
experimental music involving electronics and computers.
Besides composition his main occupation is choir-singing, being active
in several highly praised professional choirs like the Capella Currende
(E. Van Nevel) and the Collegium Vocale (P. Herreweghe). He is also one
of the founding members of the Goeyvaerts Consort (M. De Smet), a young
vocal ensemble specialising in contemporary vocal music in all its forms.
From 1998, the same year in which he got his Master Degree, he teached
composition at the Conservatory of Ghent up to 2001.
As a live-electronics specialist he collaborates in the professional new
music ensemble Champ d'Action, where he was also young composer in residence
during the year 2000.
At the Logos Foundation, during many years, he took care of public relations,
publicity and artistic assistance. He also designed a big part of the
original Logos Website in the years before 2002..
Now he works as a producer for Klara, a rather small music
station in Flanders.
Scores as well as recordings of his pieces are available in the Logos
The picture to the right is very recent (2005). At the time he worked
at Logos (2000) , he rather looked like:
Last updated on 2005-03-22