Joke Kegel writes contemporary compositions for solos, duos, large and small ensembles. Instrumental and multimedia events, as well as theater and film. Over the years she has organized many concerts with her own compositions and works by other composers. Some of her works are published by Donemus.

She curated, among other things, the multimedia project: ‘Alternative Faces’. Other productions were: ‘Incorporea’, featuring dance, live music, visual arts and video; “Bare feet, Breath and bare Hands” for live bass clarinet solo and video; ‘Van een leien dak’, for recorded ensemble music and a slide show with visual art.

On July 21, 2021, the world premiere was held in London of ‘Flow water’ for soprano, piano and stonework, an arrangement of the choral work ‘Stroomt water’ which was awarded the first prize by the IKF05.

She regularly writes for soprano and piano for her ‘Duo Kurkuma’. Next concert with Duo Kurkuma performing new compositions is the 18th of june in the Uilerburgersjoel at 15:00-16:00 in Amsterdam, during the Day of the Composer. End of 2022 a 90-minute musical portrait of Joke Kegel will be shown on Dutch television by New Music NOW at TV-ONS.

18 september 2022, her kaleidoscopic ensemble composition: ‘Who is counting on a pure symmetric triad within a perfect fourth’ will be performed by the Scala ensemble in the small hall Bamzaal in the program with music of Billy Alves, Giacinto Scelsi and Joke Kegel: Distorted reality, of the Fokker Huygens foundation in the Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ of Amsterdam.
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See Joke’s CV in English / Nederlands.

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