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1-4 weeks
Paid by artist:

The fee is 150 euro per week, excluding meals and grand piano tuning. For optional bed-, bath and kitchen linen, 5 euro per week will be charged. Artists have to cover their own travel and living costs, as well as costs linked to to insurance (travel, medical etc.).

Application guidelines:

Artists can apply by filling out the application form, which includes a short project proposal (what is the project you are working on during your stay) and links to recent work. A written report has to be presented to the Simeon ten Holt Stichting within one month after your residency.


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Stichting Simeon ten Holt

Stichting Simeon ten Holt

Atelier Simeon ten Holt

The Stichting Simeon ten Holt offers an artist in residency space in Bergen, Noord Holland, the Netherlands. Simeon ten Holt (1923-2012) is one of the most famous Dutch composers. Most of his work have been composed at this address, nowadays called 'Atelier Simeon ten Holt', a one-person's house and working place in the picturesque artist village of Bergen, surrounded by sea, forests and dunes.

The atelier is on offer to be used as an artist-in-recidence place for individual composers, musicians, writers or other professional artists who would like to focus on their projects. It offers a working- and living space with own garden and entrance. The house has kept the authentic atmosphere of Simeon ten Holt's working space. His renovated Steinway grand piano can be used. The atelier has a private bathroom with shower and toilet, kitchen and free wifi. There is a possibility for renting a bicycle nearby.

The atelier can be reserved for at least one week up to four weeks in a row. The residencies are personal and do not include any other accompanying person.

Studio Information

One person living and working space.

Contact information

Loudelsweg 77
1861 TD Bergen

merel [at]