John Keston’s work involves performance, composition, music software development, and sound art. In 2007 he founded the sound design resource and community,, where he documents his ongoing projects and research. The site has attracted an international group of industry professionals who participate as contributors. Keston has a group called Keston and Westdal, performs as a soloist in Ostraka, with his duet Ostracon, and his trio DKO.

John is an instructor in interactive media and audio production at Art Institutes Minnesota. He has a BA in Music Technology and is currently pursuing an MFA in interactive media at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. His graduate work involves developing hardware and software-based electronic instruments that respond to gesture, touch, light, or video for performances and installations.