is a member of the Flanders Recorder Quartet, or "Vier op ’n Rij". He has written a book about the techniques used in ensemble playing, "The Finishing Touch of Ensemble playing", which has been published in Japanese, German and Chinese. He is currently holds a research fellowship at the Lemmensinstituut Leuven, where he gives recorder lessons, to research the recorder music of the Flemish composer Frans Geysen. His findings will be published in 2008. Next to his concert activities, Bart Spanhove also gives a large number of master classes.