Wim Henderickx works as a composer, conductor, percussionist and professor of composition. His compositions are often inspired by other cultures. The Tantric Cycle is a seven-part composition series based on Oriental philosophy and Buddhism. Electronics are often an important feature in his oeuvre.
Henderickx has been Composer-In- Residence at Muziektheater Transparant since 1996. He joined the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra as an Artist-In-Residence in 2013.
He is a professor of composition at the conservatories of Amsterdam and Antwerp and is also the main coach of the annual SoundMine composition course for young composers at Musica.
His scores are published by Norsk Musikforlag A/S in Oslo. Henderickx was awarded both nationally and internationally for his work and in 2015 he was appointed member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Arts. He was also nominated for the ‘Composer of the Year’ prize in 2017 by the Norwegian Music Publisher’s Society.