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Foundation New Music First

Frank Teunissen serves as director and oversees the artistic and general management of the Foundation New Music First. Previously, Frank worked at Philips, Dyson, and Sonos, and is a music enthusiast ranging from Haydn to newly composed music. Earlier, he successfully motivated three Dutch orchestras to perform three Bruckner symphonies in their original versions for the first time in the Netherlands during the ‘Ongehoord Bruckner Festival’ (Unheard Bruckner Festival) at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ.

Stichting New Music First
Kerkstraat 322H,

1017 HC Amsterdam, The Netherlands

(RSIN): 864699876
Chamber of Commerce Number: 88576108
Date of Establishment: December 22, 2022
Policy Plan: the detailed version | the summary

Annual Report 2023: New Music First

Foundation New Music First has a Public Benefit Organization (ANBI) status.

The Board of Supervisors consists of chairperson Corine Haitjema, founder and owner of the music platform 24classics, active in a wide variety of cultural entities and organizations, Boudewijn Koopmans, member of the Board of Supervisors, Project Manager of Amsterdam Time Machine at the University of Amsterdam, and Jan Karel van der Staay, member of the Board of Supervisors, formerly Acting Chief Legal Officer at Triodos Bank, and previously active at Akzo Nobel, Rabobank, and Philips in similar roles. The Board of Supervisors of New Music First is unpaid.

Frank Teunissen, artistic and general director

Olga Scholten, design & socials

Jan-Pieter Zuiderveen, website development