Jarmo Hoogendijk is a music teacher at three of The Netherlands’ major music academies.

Teaching practice

Jarmo is a professor of music, teaching at

His fields of teaching are:

  • main subject: jazz trumpet
  • main subject: improvisation (any instrument)
  • jazz ensembles
  • vocal improvisation class

Track record

After graduating himself (cum laude) with Ack van Rooyen at the Royal Conservatory The Hague, Jarmo also began a career in music education. From 1990 he has been working at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and Codarts Jazz Academy in Rotterdam. Since 2018 he also teaches at the Conservatory of Amsterdam.

Successful trumpet players who have studied with Jarmo include

  • Jan van Duikeren (2 Edison Awards in 2022 for his album ‘Short Stories’)
  • Teus Nobel (winner Edison Award 2019 for album ‘Saudade’; nominated for Edison Award 2021 for album ‘Tanto Amor’, nominated for Edison Award 2023 for album ‘Human First’)


  • David Rockefeller
  • Gerard Kleijn
  • Thomas Fryland
  • Rob van de Wouw
  • Rodolfo Neves
  • Michael Varekamp
  • Ellister van der Molen
  • Ian Cleaver
  • Pablo Castillo Gomez de la Torre
  • Lachlan Craven
  • and the full trumpet section of the Metropole Orchestra consisting of Rik Mol, Nico Schepers, Martijn de Laat and Ray Bruinsma.

Non-trumpet alumni of Jarmo’s teaching include

  • Maria Mendes (vocalist; Grammy + Latin Grammy nomination 2020; winner Edison Award 2020)
  • Agnes Gosling (vocalist; Edison Award nominated albums ‘Cais’ and ‘Caçador’)
  • Matheus Nikolaiewsky (bass)
  • Enrico Le Noci (guitar)
  • David Gutierrez Franco (piano)
  • Ricardo Silva (harmonica)