Activities

new year’s concert

Every year in January, DJAM organizes a concert for its students with performances by the school’s various combos. This concert is free of charge and open to everyone. Takes place at Polanentheater (DJAM, Polanenstraat 174 in Amsterdam). Watch a stream of New year’s concert 2022 via Youtube.

  • New year’s concert 2023: Sunday 28 January 2023 between 2 and 6 PM

Please note: it is possible that due to Corona, our planning may have to be adjusted.

Watch more performances of DJAM combos here.

Open House/closing concert 2023

DJAM’s open house will be held on Sunday 18 June 2023 between 2 and 6 PM at the Polanentheater, Polanenstraat 174 in Amsterdam.

During the open house, you will have the opportunity to watch and listen to those who studied in the various combos during the current school year.

In addition, there will be held public classes between 3 and 5 PM. These classes are intended for anyone interested to see how our teachers in action:

2.30-3 PM: Saxophone
w/ DJAM teacher: Iman Spaargaren (combolokaal ground floor)

3-3.30 PM: Voice
w/ DJAM teachers: Annemieke Kruijswijk and Henriette Andersen (Dijkstra zaal 2nd floor)

3.30-4 PM: Piano
w/ DJAM teachers: Jens Lima Dos Santos and Wolfgang Maiwald (combolokaal ground floor)

4-4.30 PM: Guitaar
w/ DJAM teacher: Florian Hierdeis (combolokaal ground floor)

4.30-5 PM: Supporting Subjects (Theory, improvisation, eartraining, rhythm class, APM)
w/ DJAM teacher: Jeroen Bohan (Dijkstra zaal 2nd floor)

You will have plenty of opportunity to meet students and teachers and ask questions and exchange ideas with them. In other words, it’s a perfect possibility to see what the atmosphere is like at DJAM.

You can also use the opportunity to sign up for the entrance exam.

Here you can watch the Youtube stream from our closing concert in 2021.

Watch more performances of DJAM combos here.

DJAM combo presentations/sessions

We organize afternoons for combo concerts and subsequent sessions to enhance your performing skills. They are held in Zaal 100, De Wittenstraat 100 in Amsterdam-West. Leaders: DJAM teachers Florian Hierdeis, Sven Schuster and Jens Lima Dos Santos. Everybody is welcome!

The concerts/sessions are sceduled on the following days:

2022

2023

Watch more performances of DJAM combos here.