Irma de Jong
Irma de Jong is the Managing director and founder of Cicerone Music & Art (1998). She works in the classical music field for more than 29 years, starting as PR and marketing assistant at the Limburg Symphony Orchestra Maastricht in 1992. Irma has collaborated with many renowned artists and orchestras. As a project manager, she organised various cultural projects, such as violin competitions, art exhibitions, music events and festivals. These multiple experiences with different working teams created her curiosity for generation management and audience development. It is her passion to (net)work together with different age groups and to look for fruitful working methods.
Irma is also involved in e-learning and is the executive director of iClassical Academy, an online teaching classical music platform created by iClassical Foundation in Switzerland.
Irma holds a Business diploma from the Hanze College Zwolle. She studied and received her certificates in linguistics and musicology at the Dutch Open University of Heerlen and obtained her Public Relations and Marketing diploma at the Dutch Institution for Marketing (NIMA).