Erik Sluys counts among the most important Belgian violinist of his generation.
After his brilliant studies at the Royal Music Conservatoire in Brussels, he continued his studies in Germany with Prof. Joshua Epstein (Saarbrücken) and Prof. Ch.-A. Linale (Düsseldorf), he got also big influence by great teachers as Sandor Vegh, Yfrah Neaman, André Gertler and Zachar Bron by participating in their masterclasses.
From 1996 till 2016 he serves as assis¬tant-con¬cert¬master and musical advisor of the Flemish Symphony Orchestra.
He is a member of the contemporary music ensemble “Musiques Nouvelles".
With his wife, the pianist Katsura Mizumoto, Erik Sluys gave concerts in nearly all counties of Europe and Asia, playing in prestigious halls as “Palais des BeauxArts” in Brussels, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Salle Pleyel in Paris… always highly acclaimed by the press, praising their sensitive and highly emotional interpretations.
He recorded the 2 violin sonatas by Bela Bartok for UT3 Records and a CD with the violin sonatas by Babadjanian and Janacek will be released soon.
As a teacher of violin at the Brussels Higher School for Arts, many of his students won first prices at several national and international competitions.
He teaches also as an assistant of Philippe Graffin in the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
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