The Belgian harpsichordist, Ewald Demeyere, studied harpsichord (masters’ degree in 1997 with Jos van Immerseel) and musical theory (first prizes for solfège, written and practical harmony, counterpoint and fugue) and at the Koninklijk Vlaams Muziekconservatorium of Antwerp (Belgium).
Since finishing his studies, Ewald Demeyere has been engaged by the Koninklijk Vlaams Muziekconservatorium of Antwerp as a teacher of harmony, counterpoint and fugue. In 2002 he was appointed Professor of Harpsichord there, in succession to Jos van Immerseel.
Ewald Demeyere has played chamber music with the Kuijken brothers, Paul Dombrecht and Frank Theuns. He is a member of Il Fondamento (Paul Dombrecht) and La Petite Bande (Sigiswald Kuijken). In July 2004 he was invited as a special guest by the Festival Musica Antiqua in Bruges.
Ewald Demeyere has taken part in many recordings for radio and television. His latest CD's include Eight Keyboard Sonatas by Thomas Augustine Arne (Accent), Keyboard Sonatas and Fugues by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach and (with Barthold Kuijken) the Sonatas for Flute and Harpsichord by J.S. Bach (Accent) In November 2005 a disc with early keyboard works of J.S. Bach came out.
Ewald Demeyere plays on a superb copy of a harpsichord by Henri Hemsch (Paris, 17(5)6), made by Augusto Bonza (Milano, 2003).