Welcome to the website of Geert Chatrou, world champion whistling 2004, 2005 and 2008. Here you will find information about Geert, his music and his performances.
Member of the judges at the World Whistling Convention in Toyo
Geert is invited to be one of the judges at the World Whistling Convention this summer in Tokyo. An honourful invitation!
Guest at TV program 'Podium Witteman' on national Dutch TV
On the 13th of september Geert will be a guest in Paul Wittemans TV show Podium Witteman. He will play Vittorio Monti's Csardas there together with Koen van Assche on his carrilion. A rare colaboration between these instruments. Watch the movie here:
Speaker at PINC Sarasota
PINC goes America! The nicest congress in the world is the yearly PINC conference in Zeist, Holland. Since last year, PINC was also organized in Sarasota Florida. Geert was a speaker already in Zeist and is now invited to Sarasota too! Have a look at part of his performance here:
Slaaf, the movie by Jack Wouterse
Together with Maartje Teussink Geert wrote the filmmusic for this first film of famous Jack Wouterse. The film premiered in september 2014 at the filmfestival Utrecht. Watch (and listen) to the trailer here:
Invitation Classic Open Air Berlin
For the second time Geert is invited to whistle at the Classic open air festival in Berlin. Theme: Fire, light and laser. Together with the Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau o.l.v. Antony Hermus. Other soloists: Alenka Genzel, Hagen Matzeit, Lars Ranch and Avi Avital.
Videoclip 'Barbers and Boobs' in de maak
Together with the cd release there will be another release, namely the release of a videoclip! The clip is filmed at the famous barbershop in Rotterdam, Schorem, barbier en haarsnijder. You can watch the clip here:
New cd with OCOBAR 'Strange Flute' released
The new cd with OCOBAR is there! 12 new tracks, fitting Geert's whistling perfectly. Released medio April 2013.
A league of their own
Geert is asked to do a guest appearance iat the popular SKY1 program 'A league at their own' Recorded on March the 21st You can see his performance here:
Whistling on the Esquivel project with the Metropole Orchestra
Geert whistled 4 tracks on the new album from the Metropole Orchestra,medio May available on the Basta label. What an honour to be on this album!
Entertainer of the year Award
At the 37th International Whistlers Convention in Qingdao, China, Geert received the Entertainer of the Year Award, a yearly price for the whistler who performed most and got the most international publicity.
IWC 2010, worldchampionship whistling in Qingdao, China
Geert is happy to go to the worldchampionships whistling again this year! As a judge this time, on invitation of the chairman of the Qingdao Whistling Institute, Mr. Cao Qingyao. He considers it as a great honor!
Le petit Nicolas
Geert whistled the filmmusic for the Belgium-French co-production "Le petit Nicolas" in the Galaxy Studio, Mol (B). De filmmusic is written by Klaus Badelt, co-composer of the filmscore of Pirates of the Caribbean. The premiere of this movie will be in Paris, this autumn.