Guitarist Kobe Van Cauwenberghe is a committed performer of contemporary music. He received master’s degrees from the Conservatory of Ghent, Belgium, and the Manhattan School of Music, New York City.
Aside from his activities as a soloist and with the guitar duo, Oh Mensch (with Matthias Koole), he is currently a member of the ensembles, Nadar and soundinitiative, and the electric guitar quartet Zwerm. He has also performed with several ensembles and groups as a freelance musician (Ictus, Talea, Multilatérale, 2e2m and Either/Or, among others).
He has appeared in major festivals such as the Holland Festival, Donaueschinger Tage für Neue Musik, festival Manifeste, the Bang on a Can Marathon, Tzlil Meudcan and Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, among others. He is currently a fellow of the Akademie Schloss Solitude and released his first solo album on Carrier Records in February 2015.