Faculty

Lot Demeyer

Lecturer

  • Program:
    Early Music
  • Division:
    Scholarly and Professional Studies
  • Instrument:
    Baroque oboe


Biography

Lot Demeyer is quickly emerging as one of the West Coast’s leading Baroque oboe players. She regularly joins Los Angeles’ Baroque Orchestra Musica Angelica and has performed with established organizations like Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, LA Opera, LA Master Chorale and Bach Collegium San Diego.

Demeyer has collaborated with the Bach Society of Minnesota, Bach Society Houston, the Choir of Trinity Wall Street (New York), the Choir of New College Oxford (UK), Collegium Ad Mosam (The Netherlands), Schola Cantorum Cantate Domino (Belgium) and many other organizations both within the US and abroad. She is involved with a wide array of more recently founded ensembles like Les Surprises Baroques, directed by Elizabeth Blumenstock and appeared on the main-stage at the Berkeley Early Music Festival, the Musica Antiqua Festival in Belgium, the Corona Del Mar Baroque Festival, the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival, the Brazilian Festival de Juiz de Fora and Festival de Música de Londrina.

She holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Southern California and a Master of Music Degree from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium). She was a First Prize Winner at the Belgian Music Competition Belfius Classics and won music fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, the King Baudouin Foundation and the Belgian American Educational Foundation.

A native of Kortrijk (Belgium), Dr. Demeyer currently resides in Arcadia, CA. She remains active as a modern oboe and English horn player, is gaining experience as a recorder player and has a passion for graphic design, drawing and artwork.


Academic degrees

  • DMA, University of Southern California
  • MM, Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Belgium)