Erik Mast (Niel, 1966) studied at the Royal Flemish Music Academy in Antwerp where he won first prize in music notation and chamber music and graduated in bass trombone.
Between 1993 and 2003, he was bass trombonist with the Flemish Opera.
Like many others, Erik Mast grew up in the world of brass bands which inspired his first arrangements. For some time now, he has been conducting various orchestras and working as an arranger. He is also active both home and abroad as a teacher and brass instruments coach.