Ghent Conservatory | Ictus Ensemble | Spectra Ensemble
Jona Kesteleyn : bio
Jona Kesteleyn is a ‘multifaced’ guitarist. As a performer he switches easily from classical to contemporary music. Recently he has played with the Flemisch Opera Orchestra, the Ictus Ensemble and the Spectra Ensemble. He is the founder of ‘Tiptoe Company’ which focusses on contemporary chamber music fluctuating on the borders of silence. He proved his skills as a prize-winner in international competitions as Ivor Mairants Guitar Competition in Londen and the Twents Gitaar Festival in Enschede. His interest in new music led to collaborations with composers as Paul Craenen, Josť Maria Sanchez-Verdu, Nico Sall and Frederik Neyrinck.