Marco Hijl got his master’s degree at the jazz department of the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. As a musician he played at almost every stage in The Netherlands and performed in Dubai, Spain, Switzerland, Curaçao, etc.

Next to being a performing musician he was always interested in the business side of the creative sector. Nowadays, he helps cultural organizations with defining and implementing their long-term vision and application for subsidies.

Marco Hijl started his collaboration with European School of Ballet in 2021.