2021 IASJ Agenda General Assembly

Friday July 9th, 2021, 4.30 pm Amsterdam; 3.30 pm London; 10.30 am New York

1: Opening Remarks
Jari Perkiömäki, chairman

2: Minutes of the previous meeting Minutes of the General Assembly July 2020

3: Reports:
Service Bureau/Executive Director Report
Financial Report 2020, Financial planning 2021: key figures
Discharge by the Financial Committee

4: IASJ Documentation
The Charter
The Bye-Laws
The IASJ Jazz Meeting Guidelines
The IASJ Organization Plan

5: IASJ Publications

6: Partners and Collaborations:
International Music Council (IMC);
European Music Council (EMC);
Association Européenne des Conservatoires (AEC);
International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM);
Jazz Educators Network (JEN)

7. Elections to the Board

The IASJ Board has five to seven members.
Iñaki Sandoval has stepped down in 2021 and does not stand for re-election

Dimos Dimitriadis steps down in 2021 and stands for re-election
Ricardo Pinheiro steps down in 2022
Felipe Salles steps down in 2023
Keller Coker steps down in 2024
Ed Partyka steps down in 2024
Jari Perkiömäki steps down in 2025

Standing for also for election: Arnon Palty, Jerusalem Academy of Music, Martin Zenker, Mongolia State University

8: The future IASJ Jazz Meetings and IASJ Jazz Education Conferences
2021 IASJ Jazz Meeting, Munich, Germany
2021 IASJ Research Conference, Leiden, Netherlands
2022 IASJ Jazz Meeting New York, USA
2023 IASJ Jazz Meeting Helsinki, Finland

9: Any other business

10: Statement of the Artistic Director and the Executive Director

11. Closing of the General Assembly by the Chairman


The IASJ is a long standing member of the IMC, the International Music Coucil, affiliated with UNESCO.

The IASJ, founded in 1989, brought together over 3000 jazz students, teachers and directors from all over the world.

The IASJ promotes cultural diversity and does not discriminate towards nationality, religion, gender or age

IASJ contact information

IASJ - Unit 2
3e Binnenvestgracht 23-J
The Netherlands

E-mail address: info@iasj.com

General Information

Organization: non-for-profit association, (Dutch title: "Internationale Vereniging van Scholen voor Jazz"), founded in 1989
Chamber of Commerce: The Hague, The Netherlands: KvK 40412806
VAT-number: none. The IASJ is tax-exempted.