Jeannette Koekkoek is a graduate of the Amsterdam Sweelink Conservatory where she studied with Jan Wijn, Holland’s most distinguished professor of piano. In 1983, upon earning her performer’s diploma, she was a laureate at the prestitious Tromp Piano Competition in the Netherlands. Ms. Koekkoek continued her studies with the late Aube Tzerko in Aspen and Los Angeles and was invited to participate in master classes with Mischa Dichter and Menachem Pressler. She has performed in Europe, the Far East, and the United States with such internationally renowned artists and ensembles as clarinetist Howard Klug and cellist Susan Moses, the Fine Arts Quartet and the Florida Symphony String Ensemble. She is a founding member of the Netherlands Piano Quartet and of the Miami-based Sagee Piano Trio. Her recordings include works for piano and violin by contemporary Dutch composers. Ms. Koekkoek is a member of the faculty of the String Academy at Indiana University in Bloomington.