1988-1991 Royal Conservatory The Hague, The Netherlands:
Composition with Louis Andriessen. Piano with Albert Brussee and Geoffrey Madge. Masterclasses with John Cage en George Crumb.
1991-1997 Rotterdam Conservatory, The Netherlands:
Piano with Michael Davidson. Masterclasses with Malcolm Bilson, Carolyn Watkinson. Chamber Music with Henk Guittart, violist of the Schoenberg String Quartet.
Song Accompaniment with Kelvin Grout and Roger Vignoles in London. Summercourses with Edith Fischer and Sebastian Benda in Switzerland. Coaching by Gian Carlo Menotti in Scotland.
Coming from the Netherlands, Jacco is now living with his wife and two sons in Perthshire, Scotland.