The Foundation has an independent and unpaid Board that consists of the following:
- Chairman: Igor Wortel, CEO & Founder of Phalanxes
- Treasurer: Jan Hondeveld, former Manager of Postkantoren bv.
- Board member: Ascon van der Westen, CEO of Holland Art Centre
- Board member: Nellie Cornelisse, Musician
- Board member: Helen Couwenberg, Co-founder cultuurzaal Het Stadsparadijs
Jan Wijn: Pianist, principal subject teacher at the Conservatoire of Amsterdam
Godfried Hoogeveen: Cellist, former solo cellist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and principal subject teacher of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague
Quirijn van Regteren Altena: double bass player, among others at Asko|Schönberg, principal subject teacher of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague
Ton Boersma: former Chairman of the Amsterdam Arts Council
Albert van der Schoot: cultural philosopher
Artistic Director: Pamela Smits, cellist
PR & Marketing: Igor Wortel, CEO & Founder of Phalanxes/ITW Management Solution
Foundation Vriendenconcerten aims to promote the attention for and performance of the classical music for as wide and diverse audience as possible, including those people who would not be normally part of that audience, as well as everything directly or indirectly related or conductive thereto, in the broadest sense of the word.
Foundation Vriendenconcerten is formally recognized as a cultural institution of public interest (ANBI). The Foundation is a charitable non-profit organization with the purpose of public benefit.
The assets of the Foundation serve to achieve the objectives of the Foundation. Income is generated from ticket sales, funds, grants and donations. The Foundation is taxable for VAT and exempt from the corporation tax. The Foundation communicates in a clear and transparent manner about the way in which funds are raised, the resources are used and about its intended results. The Foundation endorses the Cultural Governance Code. The financial statements are drawn up by Freen & Co accounting firm in Amsterdam, under the responsibility of the Board of the Foundation. For our ANBI reporting, please refer to the current policy plan, with the financial forecast and financial statements below. This information, as well as our articles of association can be obtained from the Foundation. For more information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Policy plan 2022 - 2023