Ronny Plovie, born in Varsenare on April 22, 1958, studied at the Municipal Music Conservatory of Bruges and then at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent, where he won a first prize in music theory. Further studies at the Royal Conservatory in Brussels resulted in first prizes for harmony, practical harmony and organ, besides teaching certificates for music theory and organ. He trained himself further at the Maastricht Conservatory and attended seminars in North German keyboard music by Harald Vogel. At the Royal Conservatory in Ghent, he obtained a first prize harpsichord and chamber music, Early Music Department. Meanwhile, he is master of music.
He won the first prize for early music at Peer and the Arnold Prize for organ in Brussels. He played on radio recordings for the BRT and the RTBF and is a laureate of the foundation M.E. Horlait-Dapsens and Live Music Now. He has given concerts both at home and abroad. He was 15 years practical harmony teacher at the Royal Conservatory in Ghent. He studied Gregorian chant in French Mariman and Dr.A.Kurris. He was from 1991 teacher at the "Centre Gregorian". Ronny Plovie was teacher of organ, harpsichord and accompaniment in Wilrijk, Bornem and Sint-Niklaas. He is currently director of the academy of music and word art in Antwerp (Berchem).