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​Composer/Improviser/Percussionist Susie Ibarra actively composes and performs music as a soloist, collaborator, and with and for ensembles that are instrumental, vocal and interdisciplinary.

Heart and Breath: Rhythm and Tone Fields

Richard Reed Parry and Susie Ibarra OFFAIR Records




September 2021 

Roulette TV, Susie Ibarra Talking Gong with Claire Chase and Alex Peh

Video of concert with interview

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Installation of Water Rhythms


Podcast 2021 Water Rhythms : Listening to Climate Change


StoryMaps of Water Rhythms


Podcast Interview:  Susie Ibarra Hybrid Culture

July 2021 Interview with New Music USA for SoundLives


Digital Apps on Apple App Store:

Music and Water Routes of Fez , iOS and iPAD

Digital Sanctuaries New York City iOS app

Digital Sanctuaries Harvard iOS app

Digital Sanctuaries Pittsburgh iOS app


Cultural and Environmental Preservation in the Draa Valley, South Sahara Morocco

2021-2023 projects of recordings of traditional musicians ensembles.  2022-2023 Open Labs project with Sonic Matter, gender development with music education to support women and girls in music in Morocco and the North Africa region. Collaborations with Joudour Sahara Music School, Sonic Matter & Prohelvetia Zurich, Playing for Change Foundation and Splice

Upcoming Soundpack for Splice February 2022, Sounds of the Draa Valley,  Morocco




RITWAL, ( Ritual) solo percussion Susie Ibarra

Commissioned film for Undrum Festival 2021 with Suoni Per Il Popolo

Susie Ibarra Youtube Channel


The Cotabato Sessions

Kulintang Music of Mindanao with Danongan Kalanduyan and the Kalanduyan Family

passcode:   Cotabato


Fragility Etudes, The pieces are studies into a world of sound that reflect humanity's interdependence and mutual existence alongside the natural environment. 

Asia Society Triennnial 2021 , We Do Not Dream Alone

Music by Susie Ibarra , Film by Yuka C. Honda


CARETAKERS  Directed by Geena Rocero,  film score for the docuseries by Susie Ibarra.  In honor of Filipino American History Month, Caretakers looks at the history of Filipinos in care work and profiles Filipino Americans on the front lines today. According to Caretakers’ creator Geena Rocero, the four-part docuseries shows “Filipinos as we are, and tells the stories of not just nurses, but all types of people providing vital care.”


Soundpacks on Splice:


March 4, 2022, Album and 2 Soundpacks release with Montage Soundpack Label with Splice , OFFAIR Records and Universal Canada, Richard Reed Parry and Susie Ibarra,  Heart and Breath:  Rhythm and Tone Fields

Music compositions and soundpacks created as a duet with breath cycles and heartbeats


Sounds of the Draa Valley,  Morocco Feb 25, 2022

On Sonic Collective Label on Splice


Experimental Percussion with Susie I barra on Splice Originals


Water Rhythms on Splice Explores



Himalayas on Splice Explores



Quartet compositions:


For Kronos String Quartet, 50 for the Future


Procession Along the Aciga Tree

For PRISM Saxophone Quartet. , Color Theory 2.0


Kit: Music for 4 pianists, commissioned for Ars Nova Workshop


These Trees That Speak, commissioned for Ethos Percussion Quartet

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