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Wouter Kellerman

Wouter Kellerman

Principal Flutist

Globe-trotting flutist and composer Wouter Kellerman received a 2014 GRAMMY® Award for his album Winds of Samsara. Winds Of Samsara reached #1 on the US Billboard Chart and also peaked at #1 on the Zone Music Reporter Top 100 International Radio Airplay Chart in the month of July 2014, winning both the ZMR ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Best World Album’ awards. His following album Love Language debuted at number 1 on the World Music Billboard charts in its first week. In December 2015 it received a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, Wouter's second nomination in as many years. In May 2016 Love Language won the SAMA (South African Music Award, equivalent to the American Grammy®) for ‘Best Instrumental and/or Classical Album’. From the album, the song ‘The Long Road’, a solo flute piece which Wouter wrote for Nelson Mandela, won the 2016 Global Peace Song Award in the public voted Acoustic/ Contemporary Music category. Wouter earned his 7th SAMA award in 2018 for Symphonic Soweto, A Tribute to Nelson Mandela, a collaboration with the Soweto Gospel Choir. In 2023, Wouter received his second GRAMMY® Award for Bayethe, in the category of Best Global Music Performance. He has received many other award nominations and recognitions in addition, including the Hollywood Music in Media Award. Wouter received additional GRAMMY® nominations in the 64th and 65th Annual Grammy Awards.

Wouter has travelled extensively, performing around the globe in places like Berlin, Shanghai, Delhi, New York and Sydney, including sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2014, 2015 and 2018. U.S. tours included appearances at the prestigious Kennedy Centre in Washington DC, at Summerstage and Joe’s Pub in New York City, and at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. In 2010 he performed at the FIFA Soccer World Cup Closing Ceremony to a global television audience of 700-million people.

Passionate about teaching and empowering young people, Wouter has sponsored the living expenses of ten children in the SOS Children’s Village in Ennerdale, South Africa for the past 18 years; he has also financed the building of a house in the SOS Children’s Village in Rustenburg, South Africa. For his continued efforts in helping give these children better lives, Wouter was nominated by the SOS Children’s Villages for the Inyathelo Special Recognition Award for Philanthropy.