Jonatan Sersam (1986) is a Malmö based composer who graduated in 2017 after eight years of composition studies at the Malmö Academy of Music, the Conservatory of Bologna and the Künstuniversität in Graz. He’s an active musician and one of the founders of the composer group Hertzbreakerz. Jonatan Sersam also worked between 2011 and 2016 with the Connect Festival for new music in Malmö. He worked with several internationally renowned ensembles and orchestras:

  • Kreutzer Quartet (UK)

  • Ensemble FontanaMix (IT)

  • Ensemble Zeitfluss (AU)

  • Trio Poing (NO)

  • Malmö Symphony Orchestra

  • Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra

  • Norrköping Symphony Orchestra

  • Ars Nova ensemble (SWE)

  • Elektra Ensemble (IS)

  • Notus Wind (UK)

  • Musica Vitae (SWE)

  • John Bauer Brass (SWE)

  • Ruidho Vermelho (IT/POR)

  • Duo Dillon/Torquati (IT)  

Jonatan Sersam was a finalist in the ALEA III competition in 2016 with his piece Vindöga for five bassoons, piano, double bass and percussion. he received several scholarships, from STIM, the E. Johnson, the Lauré foundation and the Royal Music Academy (KMA).


Jonatan Sersam is experimenting with the narrative structures of music, trying to draw parallels and interconnections between contemporary dramatic thinking and the purely abstract flow and musical transformation of sound. Jonatan Sersam was elected in the Swedish Society of Composers ( in 2018. 

A part of Jonatan Sersams work catalogue is published by BabelScores