Lode Smeets has been assigned as the new tutor of the trombone department at LUCA school of arts (Lemmens instituut) in Leuven, Belgium. He will be succeeding Michel Tilkin, who combined a big career as a trombonist with being a celebrated pedagogue (of many players with great jobs). Lode is Principal Trombone with the South Netherlands Philharmonic and alto trombone player of The Bone Society.
He will be teaching starting of September 2017. For more information, visit the LUCA school of arts website.