CvA student Jasper van Damme has won the Conservatorium Talent Award at the Jazz in Duketown Festival in Den Bosch, an award for jazz musicians studying at a conservatory. He won prize money amounting to €10.000,- to be used towards further musical development. The jury was unanimous in their choice.
Jasper, who will graduate from the master programme this year, is planning to use the money towards recording a CD and visiting the United States to play with various musicians. Additionally, he will play at Jazz in Duketown 2013.