Steven Verhelst


Bass trombone player Steven Verhelst studied at the Rotterdam Conservatory with Ben van Dijk, J├Ârgen van Rijen and Pierre Volders.

He has performed with most Belgian and Dutch orchestras such as the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Metropole Orchestra, the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, etc. In 2005 he was a member of the World Youth Orchestra’s Summer tour with Josep Vicent. He is also a performer with ensembles such as World Brass, NBE, het Belgisch Koper Offensief and many others.

Along with his bass trombone studies in Rotterdam, Steven Verhelst also attended lessons and master classes with trombonists from the orchestras of Berlin, Vienna and Chicago, with the Swedish trombone soloist Christian Lindberg and the French soloist Michel Becquet.

As a composer / arranger, Steven has written several pieces for Ben van Dijk, Henrik-Jan Renes, Fritz Damrow, the New Trombone Collective, and the Rotterdam Philharmonic.