Stef Minnebo (°1958) teaches classical guitar, electric guitar, ensembles and jazztheory in Antwerp and Heist op den Berg. In the latter he started the jazz and pop division and coordinated for 10 years.
From 1999 until 2009 he taught arrangement, composition and Finale (notation software) at Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen.
For 18 years he was teacher and coordinator of the Jazz and Pop summercamp in Dworp (near Brussels), a now terminated initiative of Youth and Music Antwerp.
He was guitarist and co- arranger in the North Side Bigband, does freelance work with Flemish artists and is guestsoloist/ conductor in all kinds of band settings.
As a composer- arranger he wrote 65 published and/ or recorded works for choir, youth orchestra, guitar, wind orchestra, symphonic orchestra, bigband, plus numerous unpublished works.
His style is a combination of classical elements, jazz and worldmusic.
In 1993 he received the Belgian Artistic Promotion award, offered by SABAM.
In 2009 the 'Wik Percussion Ensemble' became world champion at the World Music Contest Kerkrade with 'Triangle'.
In 2013 'Red Star Line' premiered (deSingel, Antwerp, concertband 'De Scheldezonen'). Red Star Line was a shipping company that brought 2 million people from Antwerp to New York and Philadelphia (1873- 1935).
In 2016 'Les Ailes Rouges De la Guerre' was created. 4 poems by Emile Verhaeren who witnessed World War 1 (choir + strings; or bariton solo + concert band).