Women who inspire us; Jelisa

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A morning with Jelisa van Schijndel. We spoke with Jelisa about her life as an artist, what inspires her the most and how it all started.

Who is Jelisa?

Can you tell us where and how you grew up?

Lots of different forms of art inspire me, from paintings to architecture, culture, people, clothes, emotions, situations

Where did your passion for music came from?


Who or what inspires you?

What’s your daily workflow?

I like that I get to write feelings down and share it with other human beings, being in the moment with the magic of the music

What’s your latest song about?

What do you like most about what you do?

And what are the downsides?

What’s your biggest dream?


Name 3 things that makes you truly happy

Do you have a morning routine?

And what is your evening routine?

If you could wake up anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Do you have any advise for beginning artists, creators or freelancers?

What’s your favourite song ever?

Name your 3 worst habits

Best place in Amsterdam to enjoy music?

Could you share a playlist with some of your favourite songs and your own songs? 💙