Leen Langenbick (°1978) was born in Bruges and  took music classes at the Bruges City Conservatory under Johan Vandecaveye. She also studied at the Royal Conservatories of Antwerp and Ghent under Yves Storms and Roland Broux. After taking a Master’s degree she went to Odair Assad in Mons for further professional excellence. With Four Times a Lady she attained a Master’s degree in Chamber Music. At present, she is general coordinator and guitar teacher at the Torhout Art Academy. Together with Johan Vandecaveye she plays and sings in Allons Chanter.

Ostend-born An Vlaemynck (°1982) took music courses at the Ostend Conservatory under Adiel Dierkens and Tonny Osaer. Raphaëlla Smits was her teacher at the Leuven Lemmensinstituut, where she took her Master’s degree. She then went to the Maastricht Zuyd University College to take the degree of Performing Musician under Carlo Marchione. She is now a guitar teacher at the Ostend Seaside Conservatory.

Lore Raus (°1983) was born in Leuven and started her music studies at the age of nine. After obtaining her certificate at the Conservatory of Leuven, she started her studies at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven, where Rafaëlla Smits was her guitar teacher. In 2006 she obtained her guitar master's degree there.

She completed her studies in 2008 with Carlo Marchione at the Maastricht Academy of Music and with Zoran Dukic in The Hague in 2010. 

Lore participated in guitar festivals and competitions throughout Europe. 

As an enthusiastic music pedagogue at the academy of Tienen, Lore has been accompanying children for many years in a committed and original way with their first fingerings on the strings.


Her love for the guitar goes beyond the musical. Fascinated by the material of the instrument, she decided four years ago to learn to build guitars herself. She follows an intensive training at the 'Centre for musical instrument building' in Puurs with the famous Belgian luthier Walter Verreydt.

Willemijn Vermeir (°1987) grew up in Oostduinkerke at the Belgian seaside but has lived in Ghent for quite some time. She took music classes at the Veurne Academy where Frank Desramaults was her first guitar teacher. She then studied at the Ghent ‘Koninklijk Vlaams Conservatorium’ (Royal Flemish Conservatory) under Yves Storms and Johan Fostier and took a Master’s Degree in guitar. She teaches guitar at the Conservatorium aan Zee in Ostend.

Willemijn specialized in Suzuki Guitar with MaryLou Roberts and obtained her diploma Suzuki Guitar level 1. She teaches Suzuki Guitar at Studio Pling-Plong in Ghent. 

  • facebook.com/fourtimesalady

© 2020 Four Times a Lady Guitar Quartet

Foto's  Marijke Dekeyzer