Nele Tiebout, born in 1991 in Belgium, is one of the promising classical saxophone players of her generation.
She has impressed in national (2nd prize National Adolphe Sax Competition, Dinant and 1st prize Dexia Classics, Brussels) and international competitions (3th prize 4th International Ensemble and Soloist Contest, Kerkrade/ 1st prize 2nd Golden Saxophone International Competition, Odessa/ 2nd prize Concours International Adolphe Sax , L'Haÿ-les-Roses/ 5th prize international saxophone competition, Nova Gorica) .
In 2014 she became laureate of the Prix Horlait Dapsens, a prestigious scholarship that gets granted to young promising artists by a jury of experts.
She studied at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel where she finished her Master degree in 2013 with the greatest distinction. At the same time she studied at the Conservatoire à Rayonnenment Régional de Versailles under Vincent David where she obtained a Cycle d’Orientation profesionnel/ Cycle de Perfectionnement (2010-2013). Currently she ispursuing her studies at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles with Simon Diricq and Alain Crepin.
She played as a soloist with The Royal Band of the Belgian Guides, The Slovenian Philharmonic, the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra, Ensemble Entente Cordiale and Wind Band Panta Rei. Beside to playing in front of the orchestra, she also loves to be a part of it. She plays freelance projects with Brussels Philharmonic, deFilharmonie Antwerp and played in the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester.
Nele also likes playing chamber music (part of a duo piano-saxophone and the Brussels based saxophone quartet Scarbo) , collaborating with other arts (project Histoire d’ombres World Saxophone Congress 2015, music theatre / project Pagine, Scarbo and dancer Yuika Hashimoto) and passing the joy of music by teaching.