Composer, improviser and organist Jacob Lekkerkerker is a renowned pioneer, creating new musical experiences with organ, live electronics, in collaboration with musicians and artists, in the context of churches, cathedrals, museum space and cyberspace.

Jacob has received numerous distinct awards for his work, including the Sweelinck-Müller Prize, the Jur Naessens Music Award for musical adventurers, and the Prix-Spécial Englert-Marchal. He is Tutor Organ Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, an artistic research position in collaboration with the Orgelpark Research Program. Jacob studied at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and at Goldsmiths, University of London. Early career coaching by composer and performer Harry de Wit, dancer Katie Duck, further organ improvisation studies with Loïc Mallié, honorary professor of the CNSMD (Paris/Lyon).

Since 2013, Jacob has held the prestigious position of titular organist of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, together with Matteo Imbruno.