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, as a freelance orchestral musician, Arjan has substituted with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, RCO Brass, Dutch Ballet Orchestra, Philharmonie Zuidnederland and various other orchestras. He is associated as a timpanist with the Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht. Arjan is a member of the Colori Ensemble and is playing regularly with the Mallet Collective. Since the first edition in 2017 he has been giving lessons and recitals during the International Marimba Summer Camp of Theodor Milkov in Greece. Also he is a regular guest teacher at the Percussion Friends Chamber Music Academy. Arjan plays a Yamaha YM-5100 marimba, which has been made possible by the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund and Stichting Eigen Muziekinstrument. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, with specialization marimba and timpani, at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Arjan Jongsma is a Yamaha Artist.