Jacob Soelberg

Founder, Nordic Artists Management; board of the directors member, IAMA

Jacob Soelberg has over thirty years experience in the classical music industry locally and internationally. He is known as a practitioner, an administrator and an entrepreneur.

Jacob graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen in 1988 and immediately laid the foundations of his administrative career as manager of the Öresund Festival. For seventeen years from 1991 he was a violinist of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, and from 1993 to 2004 he played in the Zapolski Quartet and was also its manager.

In 2008 Jacob founded Nordic Artists Management, a pan-Nordic agency based in Copenhagen that has since become the biggest management company of its kind in the Nordic region. Jacob’s work with Nordic Artists Management led to his involvement in the International Artist Managers’ Association (IAMA), the leading worldwide association for classical music artist managers and concert agents, of which he now sits on the board of directors.

Jacob is General Manager of the Carl Nielsen International Competitions and from 2007-15 was President of the Malko Competition, one of the world’s leading competitive events for young conductors. He holds a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from the Copenhagen Business School, CBS.

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On April 8 “Cultural Management Strategy & Practice” Program Director Ilgiz Yanbukhtin participated in the Legal Online Education Conference, organizer – Katkov.School (Pavel Katkov is the head). Theme – “Fundamental education and online education – pros and cons”. Watch the dialogue between Ilgiz Yanbukhtin and Pavel Katkov on the above-mentioned topic – https://vk.com/video-209588972_456239034


On April 8-10, 2022 Legal Online Education Conference: what, why and from who lawyers may learn in 2022.  Katkov.School is the Conference organizer, led by Pavel Katkov – speaker and partner of “Cultural Management Strategy & Practice”.  Read more “Legal Online Education Conference – April 8-10, 2022”

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