Jochem Valkenburg

Programme Manager @ Holland Festival

Jochem Valkenburg is the music and music theatre programmer for the Holland Festival, a job he started in 2011. Previously, he was critic for contemporary music at NRC Handelsblad and editor for science and classical music for the daily TV-show De Wereld Draait Door. He studied Audio Design (Utrecht School of the Arts) and Musicology (University of Amsterdam), and wrote a PhD thesis on tempo relationships in nonlinear music of John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen and Louis Andriessen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven).