Claude Schlim was born in Luxembourg in 1982. He studied the euphonium with Robert Weyland and Rudi de Bouw at the Conservatoire of Esch/Alzette. With de Bouw he continued studying until he received the Concert Diploma.
At the same time, Claude gained distinctions (premier prix) in piano, chamber music, sight-reading, harmonics, orchestration, conducting, theoretical and practical teaching.
Claude Schlim pursued his studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Brussels (Belgium), where he completed his master's degree in music under the supervision of José Schyns. Alongside his studies, he participated in different master classes with renowned professors such as Robert B. Childs, Steven Mead, Olivier Hass and Nick Ost.
He currently works as a music teacher at the Conservatoire in Esch/Alzette. He leads training camps for young musicians and writes compositions and arrangements for ensembles and symphonic wind bands. Since 2003, he has been the musical director and conductor of the Harmonie Eischen.
As a member of various ensembles and orchestras, or as a soloist, Claude Schlim frequently performs in Luxembourg, Belgium, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Bulgaria and the USA. He is a member of the Trio Aurora, the Heavy Tubes Quartett and the Luxembourg Tuba Consortium. He also performs as the solo euphonium in the Brass Band du Conservatoire d'Esch/Alzette.