Dimitri Bracke (°1981) graduated in 2004 at the Royal Flemish Conservatoire in Antwerp in both clarinet and conducting. He was taught by Walter Boeykens, Dirk De Caluwé and Jan Hadermann, among others. Later on, he was taught conducting by Jan Cober at the Maastricht Academy of Music, where he got his Master's cum laude in 2015.
Dimitri has been a conductor in Concert Band Animato Hamme, Concert Band De Pinte and the Royal Concert Band 'De Kunstvrienden' Sint-Niklaas. Since the foundation of GUHO (Ghent University Wind Ensemble) in 2009, he also conducts this youthful orchestra. Next, he also conducts KH 'De Kunstvrienden' in Sint-Eloois-Winkel. Dimitri also teaches conducting at the academies of Gentbrugge and Willebroek.
He's often asked to be a guest conductor, jury member or coach in Belgium and abroad. Since 2004, Dimitri is a member of the artistic board and repertoire commission of VLAMO. He's committed to the production and distribution of solid repertoire for wind ensembles and the preservation of original repertoire.