Ewald Demeyere (°1974) studied at the Koninklijk Vlaams Conservatorium in Antwerp where he obtained first prizes for solfège, written and practical harmony, counterpoint, fugue, and the master's degree of harpsichord in the class of Jos van Immerseel.
On completion of his studies, he has been engaged by the Koninklijk Vlaams Conservatorium of Antwerp as a teacher of harmony, counterpoint and fugue. Since 2002 he also is Professor of Harpsichord there, in succession of Jos van Immerseel.
As a player of chamber music, he has worked with, among others, Barthold Kuijken, Sigiswald Kuijken and Paul Dombrecht. Since 1993 he is a member of La Petite Bande (Sigiswald Kuijken) and Il Fondamento (Paul Dombrecht). In July 2004 he was Guest of honour at the Festival Musica Antiqua in Bruges.
Ewald Demeyere has taken part in many recordings for radio and television. Among his recent discs (issued by ACCENT) are Eight Keyboard Sonatas by Thomas Augustine Arne, Sonatas & Fugues by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Sonatas for Flute and Harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach (with Barthold Kuijken), Johann Sebastian Bach - The Young Virtuoso and the complete sonatas for Flute and Basso Continuo by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (with Barthold Kuijken). Recordings of Pièces de Clavecin by Joseph-Hector Fiocco and Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, also for ACCENT, will come out shortly.
He is preparing a doctoral thesis on the harpsichord works of Johann Sebastian Bach at the University of Antwerp.