Arjan Jongsma – percussie

Foto: Foppe Schut

Arjan Jongsma (1995) has been giving marimba-recitals at the International Chamber Music Festival Schiermonnikoog, Festival Wonderfeel ’s-Graveland, Bach Festival Dordrecht and the International Chamber Music Festival Utrecht. Furthermore, he has performed as a soloist with orchestras including the Residentie Orchestra, Noordpool Orchestra, Philips Symphony Orchestra and the Dutch Theater Orchestra.

In addition, Arjan has substituted, amongst others, with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Dutch Ballet Orchestra, philharmonie zuidnederland and the Netherlands Bach Society. He is associated as a timpanist with the Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht. Arjan is a member of the Colori Ensemble and the Mallet Collective.

In season 2022/23, Arjan worked on Toonzetters, a kaleidoscopic concert experience with new music written by 20 Dutch young composers. From 2017 until 2020 he was teaching at the International Marimba Summer Camp in Greece as well as the Percussion Friends Chamber Music Academy in Amsterdam.

Arjan plays a Yamaha YM-5100 marimba, made possible by the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund and Stichting Eigen Muziekinstrument. Arjan Jongsma is a Yamaha Artist.