Susie Ibarra

Susie Ibarra is a Filipinx composer, percussionist, and sound artist, working to support Indigenous and traditional music cultures, stewardship of glaciers and freshwaters, addressing water and desert climate, and women and girls education. Ibarra leads several ensembles, recorded over 40 albums, performed at Carnegie Hall; the Olympics; and the Sharjah Biennial. Her book, Rhythm in Nature, is forthcoming, and recent honors include a 2024 DAAD Artists-inBerlin Program fellowship, 2024 Charles Ives Fellowship with the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She is a Foundation for Contemporary Arts 2022 Music Fellow, United States Artists 2019 Music Fellow, and a TED Senior Fellow 2014. Susie Ibarra is a Yamaha, Zildjian, and Vic Firth Drum Artist.