Fall 2018 September – December

New work development on polyrhythms commissioned by Asia Society and the Artist In Residence program at Pioneer Works

September 29, 2017
Artist Talk @ The Rubin Museum, NYC  6:15-7pm

Oct 3 & 10, 2017
Children’s Gong Orchestra
Workshop for elementary school students
led by Susie Ibarra on Philippine gong-chime music
@ Pioneer Works

Oct 18, 2017
The Stone Music Workshop 4pm- 6:45pm
The College of Performing Arts, The New School

Nov 2, 2017
Tracie Morris and Susie Ibarra Duet
Harvard University

Nov 12, 2017
Second Sundays at Pioneer Works
Artist showing of work in progress

Nov 7-28, 2017 , Pioneer Works, Red Hook, Brooklyn NY
Polyrhythms in Music, Math, Art and Movement
In this intimate one month workshop, participants will build their own instruments and learn to play music rhythmically, melodically, and conceptually. While examining polyrhythms from different musical traditions, participants will follow the traditional constructs of music through mathematics, visual art, and movement.

Nov 29, 2017
New Album Release concert, Perception with DreamTime Ensemble
at Park Church Co-op hosted by Le Poisson Rouge NYC


Dec 2
Work in Progress Performances on Polyrhythm project commissioned by Asia Society and the Artist in Residence program at Pioneer Works 

April 7, 2018
Susie Ibarra Solo
Counterflows Festival, Glasgow Scotland

April 20, 2018
Susie Ibarra and DreamTime Ensemble
National Sawdust , Brooklyn , NY

June 2 & 3, 2018
World Premiere of new work for
PRISM Saxophone Quartet and percussion by Susie Ibarra
in Philadelphia and New York City
Time and Space TBA



Thank you all for coming out to the record release show last night 🙂 Perception releases tomorrow Dec 1 !

Join us with curator Beth Citron to talk about artist practices and sonic experiences amidst the exhibition The World of Sound on Friday, September 29 at 6:15 PM. We will be speaking in Pauline Oliveros’ Sonic Meditations room on the 3rd floor of the Rubin Museum. 

Link to the event below.

Honored and happy to be performing in Makoto Fujimura’s exhibition of Silence and Beauty, with Mako and Andrew Nemr
in Nagasaki and Tokyo.

Also excited to be performing with Yoshimio and Phew in Tokyo

The dates and info for the events are in my calendar for those who can make it.
Wishing everyone a wonderful August !

For those of you in the NYC area I hope you can join us for a special concert tomorrow, February 8th, at Roulette! My new band DreamTime Ensemble is debuting a program of new music from our forthcoming album, ‘Perception.’

Facebook page for the concert: 

Click here to read Roulette’s full interview.


I am currently on tour this week playing drums and percussion on some wonderful concerts in Europe with Dave Douglas ‘s New Sanctuary Trio with Dave on Trumpet and Marc Ribot on Guitar. Tonight we are playing Padova Italy.

Here’s a picture from a performance in Vienna.

When I return to NY I will be participating in a special tribute concert to Pauline Oliveros at the Armory, and a concert of new music I just recorded at Roulette. If you are around any of these places I hope to see you there!

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I am playing 5 dates with the New Sanctuary Trio with Dave Douglas and Mark Ribot this week in Europe. We start out in Ljubljana tomorrow night, November 8th, I hope to see you all there!
Tuesday Nov. 8 – Cankarev Dom – Ljubljana, SI
Thursday Nov 10 – Cafe Wilhelmina – Eindhoven NL
Friday Nov 11 – Serbian National Theatre – Novi Sad, RS
Saturday Nov 12 – Festival Jazzdor – Strasbourg, FR
Sunday Nov 13 – CK Jazovia – Gliwice, PL
Links below to New Sanctuary and to the tour:

Dear Friends,

Wishing you a great Fall! For those of you in NYC, I hope you’ll come out and join me with these wonderful musicians this week at The Stone, November 1-5. I am opening the week tonight, November 1st, with my long time favorite improvising group, Mephista. I am debuting a new band and new compositions tomorrow night, November 2nd, and Im playing new duets with artists I have collaborated with and love such as Yuka C. Honda, Paolo Havier, Mirah and Brian Chase throughout the week. We’ll end the week on Saturday November 5th with drums and percussion music. 

Here is the link to The Stone calendar and address:

All good wishes to you all and hope to see you there,

FRIDAY 6/10 @ Unitarian Church (25 Main St Peterborough NH 03458)

w/ a pre-doors set by Forbes Graham

$15 adv, $20 door / 7pm / all ages

Peterborough Unitarian Church
25 Main St, Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458


Its such a beautiful place, the museum in Jackson Wyoming!

The National Museum of Wildlife Art launches, Mirrors and Water , a music installation composed by Susie Ibarra for Ai WeiWei’s Circle of Animals, Zodiac Heads, at their sculpture trail across the National Elk Refuge.

The exhibit is up til October 11, 2015.

Susie Ibarra composes for and performs a piece for a glass harp made out of hour glasses. These instruments are created and designed by artist David Horwitz. 

July 12th, 2015 5-7pm

The Whitney Museum, NY NY