Born in Indonesia and raised in New Zealand, Jesbery Hartono holds a Master of Music with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland where she learnt from Edith Salzmann.
Jesbery has played for and worked with many renowned artists such as cellists Daniel Müller-Schott, Torleif Thedéen, Alexander Gebert, Clemens Krieger (Dresdner Philharmonie), Dinar Enikeev (Robert Schumann Philharmonie), Ramón Jaffé and Elisabeth Kufferath of the Tetzlaff String Quartet, amongst many others in Germany and New Zealand.
In 2014, Jesbery’s chamber group took first prize at the ACMNZ competition with Igor Naidin of the Borodin Quartet on the panel. The group also went through to the semi-finals at the Malta International Music Competition.
An active orchestral musician, Jesbery has played in soundtracks for films and also various ensembles around New Zealand. She also performs regularly with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.