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Below you find an overview of YouTube videos with Wil Offermans divided into 3 sections: videos as a soloist and in various combinations; videos of the Duo Ueda Offermans; and some videos of various flute events. To see a video, just click on the related image. More videos can be found at his YouTube Channel windysounds.

Wil Offermans - various

Title - Change Me

Forbidden Valley - Quintessenz, Flute Festival Munchen
A live video of the Leipziger Flute Ensemble Quintessenz performing the premiere performance of Offermans "Forbidden Valley" for 3 flutes, alto flute and bass flute, at the German Flute Festival, Hochschule für Musik und Theater München. The piece includes various extended techniques, like tongue-pizzicato in exciting interlocking structures.

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Title - Change Me

Eternal Winds - Flute Choir Royal Music Conservatory Mons
A recording of 'Eternal Winds', a composition by the Dutch flutist-composer Wil Offermans, performed by the Flute Choir of the Royal Music Conservatory of Mons (BE) (professors: Marc Grauwels, Gérard Noack and Jean Prévot). This piece includes various extended techniques like wind tones, whisper tones and multi-phonics.

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Title - Change Me

Tsuru-no-Sugomori - Wil Offermans, Trinity College London
A live video of Wil Offermans performing his arrangement of the Japanese shakuhachi piece 'Tsuru-no-Sugomori' during his solo recital at the flute festival for the British Flute Society / Trinity Laban College, at the St. Alfege Church, Greenwich, London.

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Title - Change Me

Eternal Winds - Wil Offermans, Neflac Mega Flute Orchestra
A live-recording of the world-premiere of 'Eternal Winds', a composition by Wil Offermans, commissioned by the Netherlands Flute Academy (Neflac), directed by Emily Beynon. "Eternal Winds" is performed by a 585 flute players MEGA orchestra at the Neflac 5th Anniversary Concert in TivoliVredenburg Hall, Utrecht (Holland) on 9th Nov. 2014.

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Title - Change Me

Ilios - flute solo by Wil Offermans in Caunes, France
Live recording of the flute solo "Ilios" composed and here also performed by Wil Offermans at the Abbey Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul in Caunes Minervois (Aude) France on 3rd September 2011 as part of the "6th Festival Troubadoures chantent l'Art Roman".

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Waltz of the Wolves - Kazushi Saito & Wil Offermans
This is a live-recording of "Waltz of the Wolves" (original: Het Uur van de Wolf) performed by Kazushi Saito (1st flutist of the Tokyo Philharmonic) and Wil Offermans at their duo-concert in the Greco Live House Otsuka, Tokyo, Japan on 23rd Nov. 2014.

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Title - Change Me

Bamburia - Wil Offermans, flute ensemble Piacere, Japan
A video of the first performance of Bamburia for flute ensemble performed by the Japanese Flute Ensemble Piacere with Wil Offermans, during his Japan Xmas tour 2011. Recorded live at the Copis Miyoshi Concert Hall, Saitama, Japan on 24th December 2011.

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Forbidden Valley - Wil Offermans, flute ensemble Piacere
A video of the first performance of Forbidden Valley, a flute quintet for low flutes, performed by the Japanese Flute Ensemble Piacere members and Wil Offermans, during his Japan Xmas tour 2011. Recorded live at the Copis Miyoshi Concert Hall, Saitama, Japan on 24th December 2011.

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Title - Change Me

The Journey - Kaze-no-Suiheisen
"The Journey" is an improvisation by Wil Offermans (flute) and Kees Wieringa (piano) along both the animations and shadow boxing by Mijke van Griensven, as part of the project-composition Kaze-no-Suiheisen by Wil Offermans, premiered on 22-09-2009 at the 12xHolland Art Festival in Hirado, Nagasaki, Japan.

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Title - Change Me

OnTheMove - European Contemporary Flute Ensemble eWave
A preview version of "OnTheMove" composed by Wil Offermans in 2004 for the eWave flute ensemble (2 piccolo's; 5 flutes; 1 alto flute; 1 bass flute; 2 contrabass flutes; 2 Thumpy flutes) and an 8-channel tape, commissioned by Gaudeamus Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Composed as part of the project 'eWave, creations for flutes and live-electronics'.

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Kotekan - flute ensemble The Magic Flute, Japan
A video of one of the first performances of Kotekan for 8 flutes performed by the Dutch Flute Workshop Ensemble The Magic Flute, directed by Wil Offermans, during their Japan-tour in 1997. Musicians: Bart Schmittmann; Eva Schotanus; Gesa Wulfhorst; Jantien Meijssen; Marieke Franssen; Mirjam van der Maas; Rene Meulenberg; Wil Offermans (dir.). Live at Maeda Hall, Senzoku Music University, Kawasaki, Japan, 11th October 1997.

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Title - Change Me

Ginyü with the Troubadours Caravane
Junko Ueda performing Ginyû (The Troubadour), a composition by Wil Offermans with the Troubadours Caravane in the Theatre Municipal, Narbonne, France.

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Duo Ueda Offermans

Heike Monogatari, Duo Ueda Offermans (full version)

Heike Monogatari, Duo Ueda Offermans (full version)
Live recording of a Heike Monogatari arrangement by the Duo Ueda Offermans during their Japan Xmas tour 2011, at the Copis Miyoshi Concert Hall, Saitama, Japan on 24th December 2011. Includes the traditional pieces Dan-no-Ura and Gion-shoja. Ful version (26 min).

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Duo Ueda Offermans & Obakushu monks at Kofukuji

Duo Ueda Offermans & Obakushu monks at Kofukuji
This video is a summary of the autumn concert by Duo Ueda Offermans with collaborations of four Obaku-shu monks at the Kofukuji temple, Nagasaki, Japan on 15th November 2014. The concert was held at the occasion of the 360th anniversary of the arrival of Zen master Ingen in Japan.

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How to Survive in Paradise II, Duo Ueda Offermans

How to Survive in Paradise II, Duo Ueda Offermans
Live-performance by the Japanese-Dutch duo Junko Ueda (voice) and Wil Offermans (flutes, live-electronics) of their classical "How to Survive in Paradise II" for the Màntica Festival at the Teatro Comandini in Cesena, Italy on 26th October 2013.

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Where Two Rivers Meet, Duo Ueda Offermans

Where Two Rivers Meet, Duo Ueda Offermans
Live recording of the Japanese-Dutch duo Junko Ueda (satsuma-biwa & voice) and Wil Offermans (flute & contrabass flute) of their work 'Where Two Rivers Meet' at the Abbey Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul in Caunes Minervois (Aude) France on 3rd September 2011 as part of the '6th Festival Troub ...'

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Inner Voices, Duo Ueda Offermans, voice, Thumpy

Inner Voices, Duo Ueda Offermans (voice & Thumpy)
Live recording of the Japanese-Dutch duo Junko Ueda (voice) and Wil Offermans (Thumpy flute) of their work 'Inner Voices' at the Màntica Festival in Teatro Comandini, Cesena, Italy on 26th October 2013.

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Flute Day Project

Heike Monogatari, Duo Ueda Offermans (full version)

Dance with Me - Wil Offermans at Hampshire Flute Day, UK
Recorded at the presentation concert of the Hampshire Flute Day event with Wil Offermans at the Lantern Theatre Romsey, Hampshire, United Kingdom (March 22nd, 2014) where 'Dance with Me' was performed by Wil Offermans with the Hampshire Flute Choir.

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How to Survive in Paradise II, Duo Ueda Offermans

Luna y Sierra - Wil Offermans at Luzern Music School, Swiss
'Luna y Sierra' is a composition by Wil Offermans, for flute solo with accompaniment by one or more Instruments. The piece describes the dynamic scenery of the Sierra Nevada mountains (Andalusia, Spain) illuminated by the full moon.

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Where Two Rivers Meet, Duo Ueda Offermans

Flute Day Wil Offermans in Eivissa Ibiza, Spain (summary)
A summary video of the presentation concert of the Flute Day project by Wil Offermans at the '1ª Trobada de Flauta d'Eivissa i Formentera' with students of the Conservatori Professional de Música d'Eivissa i Formentera in Eivissa - Ibiza, Spain on 7th and 8th March 2015. We hear excerpts various performances.

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Inner Voices, Duo Ueda Offermans, voice, Thumpy

Voices of Nagasaki - Luzern Music School, Switzerland
This video has been recorded at the presentation concert of the Flute Day by Wil Offermans for the Musikschule Luzern, Switzerland, which took place at the Aula Kantonsschule Alpenquai Luzern on November 25th 2012. Here 'Voices of Nagasaki' is performed by the teachers.

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Duo Ueda Offermans & Obakushu monks at Kofukuji

Jungle Dance - Wil Offermans at Hampshire Flute Day, UK
Recorded at the presentation concert of the Hampshire Flute Day event with Wil Offermans at the Lantern Theatre Romsey, Hampshire, United Kingdom (March 22nd, 2014) where 'Jungle Dance' was performed by flute students conducted by Wil Offermans.

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  • NEW CD
    Luna y Sierra

  • Daily Sensibilities

  • Made in Japan

  • How to Survive in Paradise

  • NEW SCORE
    Forbidden Valley
    a flute quintet for 3fl, alto and bass flute

  • NEW SCORE
    Waltz of the Wolves
    A flute duet, enjoyable and playful.

  • NEW SCORE
    Luna y Sierra
    for flute solo with accompaniment by one or more Instruments

  • The Thumpy Flute

    thumpy