Piet Swerts

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Piet Swerts


Piet Swerts (b. 16 November 1960, Tongeren, Belgium) is a Flemish composer, conductor and pianist.

He studied piano with Robert Groslot and Alan Weiss, both prize winners of the International Queen Elisabeth Contest. He graduated with diplomas in solfeggio, harmony, counterpoint, fugue, composition, piano, and chamber music at the Lemmens Institute in Louvain.

He has been awarded several international composition prizes. In 1987, his concerto for piano, Rotations (1986), was selected as the test piece for the International Queen Elisabeth Contest. He has composed more than 200 works to date.

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