Jesse Broekman composes. His music can be described as musical geofiction that uses both acoustic and electronic means to create new sound worlds. Between 2005 and 2013 he studied philosophy at the University of Amsterdam, composition & music technology at the Utrecht School of Arts with Barbara Woof and Jorrit Tamminga, and composition at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart with Marco Stroppa.
He worked with a.o. Ensemble Proton, Asasello Stringquartet, Erik Bosgraaf, Blindman Ensemble the Insomnio Ensemble, Gamelan Ensemble Gending, Ensemble Garage, Ensemble Proton, Trio Onyx and the IEM in Graz. He received a commission for a new ensemble piece for the New Talents Biennale Köln 2012 from the city of Cologne, and his works were performed at ao the Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Festival Wien Modern, Ton Bruynèl Festival Utrecht, Festival Acht Bruecken and the Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt. He received stipends from the DAAD for his master studies in Stuttgart, two stipends for his compositional activities from the Fonds voor de Podium Kunsten and stipends for Darmstadt ’10, and Matrix ’10 at the Experimentalstudio des SWR Freiburg.