Dr. Thomas De Baets is Lecturer in Music Education at LUCA School of Arts, Campus Lemmensinstituut in Leuven, Belgium. He holds a master’s degree in Music Education (Lemmensinstituut, 2005), a degree of Advanced Studies in Music Education (Lemmens-instituut, 2008), and a PhD in Music Education (KU Leuven, 2012). His main research interest is practitioners’ research in music education. He has been a board member of the European Association for Music in Schools (EAS) since 2009. Apart from his activities in Belgium, he has lectured in different countries abroad. He is guest lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague (the Netherlands).
His docARTES doctoral defense took place on October 17, 2012 at Leuven University.