Ward De Vleeschhouwer began his piano training at the E. Hullebroeck Academy in his hometown of Ghent, Belgium. After graduating from the Academy, he continued his studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Ghent, studying piano with Claude Coppens and Daan Vandewalle, composition with Luc Brewaeys and Frank Nuyts, and improvisation with Peter Vermeersch. Further he followed piano masterclasses with Jan Michiels, Daniel Blumenthal, Mariko Kaneda, Thomas Rozenkrans and Tae Yoshioka.

Powernotes I is a collection of eleven studies for piano solo, for both young and advanced pianists.