Irja Zeper (Netherlands)
Currently she is head of the Jazz Department at the Conservatorium Maastricht. Irja acquired her Bachelors Degree in Classical Piano at the Codarts Conservatorium Rotterdam with Michael Davidson. After this she studied at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht with Alan Weiss, where she graduated with a Masters Degree.
Furthermore, she specialized in chamber music and accompaniment with Thom Bollen. She also received lessons from Alfredo Esperanza, David Golub, Roger Vignoles, Robert Holl and Rudolf Jansen.