Bart Demuyt studied at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven, where he specialized in early music and voice. After graduating with performance degrees in guitar, chamber music, and choral conducting, he joined the University of Leuven’s Musicology Research Unit as a staff member, and simultaneously pursued a professional singing career, performing with such internationally renowned ensembles as Collegium Vocale Ghent, Capilla Flamenca, La Chapelle Royale de Paris and La Petite Bande. He subsequently joined the artistic staff of Musica (Impulse Centre for Music, Flanders), before becoming General Director of the Flanders Festival Musica Antiqua Bruges and Artistic Director of the Concertgebouw in Bruges. In 2008 he returned to the University of Leuven as Director of the Alamire Foundation, International Centre for the Study of Music in the Low Countries. Since 2009 he has been General and Artistic Director of AMUZ (Flanders Festival Antwerp) and curator of the early music festival Laus Polyphoniae. In 2016 he was appointed Senior Innovation Manager of Musical Heritage at the University of Leuven, in order to oversee the House of Polyphony – International Centre of Excellence for the Valorization of Low Countries Musical Heritage in Leuven’s Park Abbey. He is the president of the Arts Advisory Committee (Flemish Community) and has served as president of REMA (European Early Music Network). Together with David Burn he co-edits the Leuven Library of Music in Facsimile.