The board

Contact in case of transgressive behavior

Since we feel it is important that everyone who attends our activities and events feels safe, we offer the opportunity to report any occurence (anonymously or not) to our president and secretary.
This can be done by filling out this form.

The information you provide will of course be handled with care.
If you provided your contact information, we will contact you about the course of further action.

About the board of the USO

The current council (2023-2024) is elected in May 2023. We are very proud to present them and their functions. You can always contact one of the council members with any questions.

Marnik Van Helden
The chairman keeps order and discipline and makes sure everything runs smoothly. You can contact him with all your questions.

Hannah Morrison
The secretary is responsible for the communication in and between the council and the orchestra. Attendances are notated and he knows everything about all members. Feel free to contact our secretary with all your questions about your possible membership.

Lucas Schepens
The treasurer manages our accounts and bills,

Olivia Vandevyvere
The concertmaster sits at the front left and makes sure the orchestra always sounds right. The orchestra pulls, solos, auditions, (partial) rehearsals, score distribution,…. what can this person not do.

Marnik Van Helden & Simon Verleyen
This team makes sure that our material (chairs, stage etc.) ends up at the right place in time. You also find them driving the van. 

Public Relations
Doran De Gersem & Jannes Imans
These hard workers take care of both the internal and external communication. Furthermore, they try to attract the audience for our concerts and try to find sponsors.

Animation and Recreation
Lili Silon, Sofie Van Winckel & Floris Ouwerkerk
This team of great boys and girls sees the members of the orchestra not only to play music, but also to make fun by means of all sorts of amusing activities. They are also answerable for the organisation of an external rehearsal trip. 

Responsible Social Media
Olivia Vandevyvere
The responsible who manages our social media accounts. 

Anton Lintermans
The responsible for the website and email adresses. Also the ticket sale is part of his responsibilities.

If you have any questions, you may always refer back to council as a whole. You can contact them on or you can choose the separate functions.