Ingrid Gordon is a versatile percussionist whose range extends from orchestral music to West African drumming. Ingrid has performed at all of New York’s major venues, including Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall and Symphony Space. She has performed with the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players Orchestra, the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and the Albany Symphony and has appeared at the Spoleto Festival.
Ingrid has performed as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and in chamber music recitals across the United States. She is founder and artistic director of the New York City based ensemble Percussia, which is known for its innovative and eclectic repertoire that incorporates world music influences and instruments into the contemporary classical idiom. In addition to Percussia, Ingrid has also performed and recorded with other numerous other contemporary music groups in New York City, such as the Azure Ensemble, the Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble and the Tobenski-Algera recital series.
Ingrid holds a DMA from the University of Illinois, an MM from Northwestern University and a BM from the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded the prestigious performer's certificate. Her teachers include John Beck, Patricia Dash and Tom Siwe. She has recorded for Centaur, Signum, New World Records and Col Legno.