Pieter Schoonderwoerd

Chairman @ Dutch Federation for Jazzvenues and Jazzfestivals 

Pieter Schoonderwoerd (1982) loves bringing great music that matters to people around the country. He is active in the Dutch jazz scène since 2008, former director of the Jazz Maastricht Foundation (NL), and currently active as a fundraiser for cultural non-profits, and as a music entrepreneurship lecturer at Codarts Rotterdam (NL).

The VNJJ is a Dutch association for Jazzvenues and Jazzfestivals in the Netherlands consiting of 40+ members. Our aim is to strengthen the position of jazz organizers by representing their interests with government and national funds, by fostering deeper connections and collaborations between members, and by embedding the Dutch jazz scene within the global jazz community.

  • Jazzahead is the perfect place for building these relationships. Let’s meet, and strengthen the European jazz scene together!