Eddy teaches carillon playing and campanology.
Eddy Mariën is city carillonneur of Mechelen, Leuven and Halle. He is also carillonneur of Meise where he helped to install a completely new carillon.
Eddy Mariën received his first lessons in piano and carillon from his stepfather Jef Rottiers. He completed his piano studies at the Conservatory of Mechelen and subsequently studied at the Jef Denyn Carillon School. At the Lemmens Institute in Leuven he obtained the degree of Master of Music.
Queen Fabiola Competition Eddy Mariën has played in Europe, America and New Zealand and has been invited to congresses and festivals. He has recorded several CDs, including Carillon and Guitar and Romantic Carillon Music. He was laureate of the Queen Fabiola Competition (1987) and won international carillon contests in Nijmegen (1989) and Berlin (1991).