Jesse Ronneau

(b. 1974)
Jesse  Ronneau
Robin Parmar

Jesse Ronneau's music has been performed throughout the EU, the UK, the US, Asia, and Ireland. His works, featuring explorative instrumental techniques and extreme concentration on timbre, have been performed by many of the leading interpreters of new music including Ensemble Sur Plus, the h2 Quartet, ensemble, Carin Levine, Pascal Gallois, Ian Pace, Geoff Deibel amongst others. He has received numerous commissions and awards for new works including financial backing for two projects with the Galway based Dance company Chrysalis and the Aeolian Trio of Germany/France to name a few.

He has served as composer-in-residence at numerous festivals and events. In the summer of 2012 he was invited to give Master classes with Pascal Gallois at the Summer Courses for New Music in Darmstadt. In January 2013 his work was heard at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris.

He is currently lecturer of Acoustic Composition and Contemporary Music at NUI Maynooth and is also a very active improviser.

Originally from the USA, Jesse Ronneau came to Ireland in 2006. In late 2012 he was granted Irish Citizenship.