The foundation

Composition of the board as at January 2020

Else Broekman, president
Arend de Roever, treasurer
Herman Rieken, secretary
Sjoerd van den Berg
Arnold Marinissen - artistic advisor
Manon Wagenmakers - secretarial support

Remuneration policy
The directors provide their expertise without pecuniary interest. Neither will they receive holiday compensation.

General information

Stichting Jan Pustjens Foundation,
Also known as Stichting JPF

Plantage Parklaan 12
1018 ST Amsterdam

Kamer van Koophandel no. 62350595
RSIN no. 8547.81.857
Bankrekening: NL20ABNA0477493564


anbiThe tax department has granted the foundation the  status of an ANBI or a so-called cultural ANBI.
ANBI stands for ' public benefit organization '. This entails, for both donor and recipient, tax advantages, which are described as follows by the tax department:

From 1 January 2012, donators to cultural ANBIs receive an extra gift deduction. Individuals may, in their income tax return, deduct 1.25 times the amount of the gift. Companies governed by the corporations act may deduct 1.5 times the amount of the gift in their corporate income tax return.

The Foundation as recipient is not required to pay taxes on the amounts obtained.

Always check your personal circumstances when making donations, because these can differ individually.

Financial Statement 2020

As per 01.01.2020 the bank account had a credit of € 13.312.
The Foundation received a contribution of € 10.850.

The total expenses amounted to € 9.904:

  • € 760     (administration) 
  • € 7.144  (JP Focus Day 2020)
  • € 2.000  (various)

The bank balance as per 31.12.2020: € 14.258.

Balance sheet as per 31.12.2020:
Liquid assets
€ 14.258
€ 14.258


Since May 9 the Jan Pustjens Foundation has been located at:
Plantage Parklaan 12
1018 ST Amsterdam

Jan Pustjens

Jan Pustjens was gifted percussionist and a national and international music educator. He was also solo percussionist with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.



You will undoubtedly remember our most recent Newsletter of December 2020 in which we announced the Jan Pustjens Focus Day 2021 on Sunday, January 31st. The JP Focus Day is now a wonderful tradition and for the 6th year with students from all Dutch conservatories who are inspired by leading masters from the percussion world. This year our guests are the American percussionist and composer Michael Burritt and the Dutch percussionist Peter Prommel (former student of Jan Pustjens).

During the tropical month of June, with its heavy rainfall and the first severe summer storms, we sent you the ‘save the date’ for the 5th Jan Pustjens Focus Day on Sunday 26 January 2020 in the Bernard Haitinkzaal of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

We have already had tropical days, heavy rainfall and the first severe storms: harbingers of the coming summer time. This newsletter is a harbinger of the 5th Jan Pustjens Focus Day.

In 2018, The Jan Pustjens Foundation visited the TROMP percussion competition to hand out a special prize to further support a young talent.
The prize was given to Elliott Gaston-Ross! We would like to wish him all the best in his promising career and musical journey!

Impressions of the 3th. Jan Pustjens Focus Day on 28th. January 2018 in the Bernard Haitink Zaal of the Conservatorium Amsterdam.

Thanks to the contribution of the Jan Pustjens Foundation, composer Stan Verberkt and percussionist Mervyn Groot were able to enter their residency at Oerol 2017 in full concentration and inspiration. 

Showcase artist at Zeltsman Marimba Festival 2017 at Rutgers University (New Jersey/USA).