About Cédric

Cédric Delvaux with alto saxophone

Cédric Delvaux started his musical education at the age of 9 at the Academy of Music, Word and Dance in Genk. In 2011 he made the switch to secondary school arts education at the Humaniora Kindsheid Jesu (Musart) in Hasselt. Cédric continued his studies at LUCA School of Arts – Lemmens Campus with Ms. Nadine Bal. In 2017 Cédric obtained his bachelor’s degree in music and received a Playright+ prize for most meritorious bachelor’s degree. After completing his bachelor’s degree, he followed an Erasmus+ program at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón (CSMA) in the class of Mariano García. In 2019, Cédric obtained his master’s degree in music with the greatest distinction with the same professor at LUCA School of Arts – Campus Lemmens. In the following years, he also completed a specific teacher training course in music and performing arts and a master’s degree in chamber music, for which he graduated with the highest distinction and congratulations of the examination committee. Currently, Cédric is following an Advanced Master’s program in music (specialization soloist), where he continuous to developing himself as a performer and researcher.

Cédric is mainly active as a chamber musician, performing both original saxophone repertoire and transcriptions of well-known chamber music works. He takes part in numerous ensembles such as: Mετα εnsemble, Atmos Ensemble, 111 Keys and the Belgian Saxophone Choir (BSC). In 2018, he played with Spiro Quartet for her Majesty Queen Mathilde in ‘Palais des Académies’ in Brussels. Cédric can also regularly be found as an orchestral musician and has already played as a freelance saxophonist with the Belgian National Orchestra (BNO) and the Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Guides.

Cédric can frequently be found on various stages in Belgium and abroad (the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain and China).

Besides being a performing musician, Cédric is a passionate educator who is keen on sharing his knowledge and experience tailored to each group or individual. He teaches saxophone and chamber music at GO! Music Academy of Anderlecht and at Academy ‘De Vonk’ (Haasrode).

Cédric took part in several international courses and master classes with, among others: Kenneth Tse, Gerald McChrystal, Antonio Felipe Belijar, Claude Delangle, Vincent David, Christian Wirth, Arno Bornkamp, Masataka Hirano, Kyle Horch, Mario Marzi, Nacho Gascón, Christophe Grèzes, Christophe Bois, Johannes Thorell, Joonatan Rautiola, Jean-Denis Michat, Nikita Zimin, Lars Mlekusch, Tomás Jerez and Asya Fateyeva.

“Cédric is an active musician. Among his many qualities, I would highlight his elegance in playing, wonderful sound and artistic sensitivity combined with a very high technical knowledge of the instrument. His refined sense about colors in music makes his interpretations rich and alive. He shines specially when playing chamber music where he develops all these colors and interesting ideas. It becomes a true pleasure to listen to him.”

– Mariano García,

Saxophone Professor at LUCA School of Arts – Campus Lemmens
Saxophone Professor at Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya
Teacher at the European Saxophone University Gap

Winner of the PlayRight+ Prize in 2017

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