Jessica, a soloist and chamber musician is recognised both in her native Belgium and internationally as one of the most charismatic performers of her generation. Her classical and contemporary recitals gaining accolades of the highest distinction.

Her sensitivity and intelligent approach to performance never failing to produce profound effects upon her audience, as she searches for new and elegant ways to approach the technical and musical challenges in the score. It's quite obvious why Jessica Ryckewaert is regularly sought by contemporary composers to premier their latest works, there is no substitute for the best.

Jessica is professor of Percussion at the Conservatoire of Namur.