About The Speaker
Irma de Jong
iClassical Academy executive director
Irma de Jong is the executive director of iClassical Academy, an online learning classical music platform created by iClassical Foundation in Switzerland and operative since 2015. She is also managing director and founder of Cicerone Music & Art (1998). Irma works in the classical music field for more than 25 years, starting her career 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.
Irma holds a Business diploma from the Hanze College Zwolle (Netherlands). 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).