Interviews & Features

Jul, 2021

SoundLives New Music Box Podcast
Susie Ibarra : Hybrid Culture
Transcript Page on New Music USA

Feb, 2021
I Care If you Listen
I have been getting wonderful reviews on my new album release Talking Gong. Susie Ibarra Evokes Land and Community in Talking Gong written by Nebal Meysaud

Susie Ibarra: Approaching Wholeness
The drummer, composer, and sound artist’s new album is a world of timbre, tone, and time. Written by Adam Budofsky

Susie Ibarra – Talking Gong
Album review on Jazztrail

Jan, 2021
The Best Jazz on Bandcamp: January 2021
So happy about to be sitting #3 on list between several wonderful musicians!

Soundwalking around Harvard
This is the review for the app I was commissioned for my friend Claire Chase’s class at Harvard. The Harvard Gazette gave a review

Dec. 2020
IMPACT Composers Now
Composers Now announces IMPACT. Each installment in this series offers a composer the opportunity to reflect on one’s creativity, influences, pathways, and responsibility as a living artist in our ever-changing world. Designed for the virtual space, every session shares a composer’s essential thoughts directly with you, the audience, in the safety and comfort of your own place. These commentaries, interwoven with performance videos and other materials, articulate a creator’s IMPACT.

Culture Care Creative Podcast
Light Through the Cracks Episode 4
In this episode, Mako and Brianna chat with musician and composer Susie Ibarra, reflecting on the power of water sounds, our collective impact on our planet, and the transformative influence of listening on our well-being.

Bagri Foundation, London UK
30 Years 30 Artists – Susie Ibarra Interview with Chelsea Pettitt

Feb. 2020
Interview with Susie Ibarra for Kronos String Quartet new work

Nov. 2019
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Rouse Vistiing Artist Lecture and Solo Surround Sound Performance: Susie Ibarra

Nov. 2019
Article for Harvard GSD about the work of Susie Ibarra by Sala Elise Patterson

Nov. 2019
Interview with Susie Ibarra by Chelsea Pettitt, Head of Arts, Bagri Foundation for the Cutting Edge Series, London UK

Dec. 2018
Interview with Susie Ibarra by Ayesha Chugh for the Splice Blog 2018

Jul. 2018
Drum Wisdom: Susie Ibarra, Modern Drummer

May 2018
Take Five Gives the Drummer Some, with Justin Brown, Jonathan Barber, Susie Ibarra and More, WBGO

Jan. 2018
NY Times review for Susie Ibarra DreamTime Ensemble 2018 Winter Jazzfest set

Jan. 2018
TEDfellows blog profile on Susie Ibarra by Sheila Orfano – A revelatory experience of the senses through experimental sound and song

Dec. 2017
NY Times December 2017 ‘The Playlist” feature for ‘Perception’

Feb. 2017
An Interview with Susie Ibarra by Mia Wendel DiLallo, Roulette New and Adventurous Music, NY


Zodiac Heads to star at Mix’d Media event
Meet the TED Senior Fellows  Susie Ibarra Named a 2014 Senior Fellow


Digital Sanctuaries NY coverage, November 2013

Culturebot- A Few Cool Things to Do

Ted Fellows Fridays- Sanctuaries of Sound in New York City: Fellows Friday with Susie Ibarra

Co.Design- New Yorkers: Time Travel on Your Lunch Break


Huffington Post Features Electric Kulintang
An Environmental Experience: Electric Kulintang at the Atrium

Song of the Bird King
Jazz At Lincoln Center Podcast, interview with Susie Ibarra and Roberto Rodriguez by David Goren

Tom Tom Magazine featuring Susie Ibarra
September 2010 Issue 4

Song of the Bird King

Modern Drummer Magazine featuring Susie Ibarra

December 2010

Susie Ibarra 2010 TED Fellow
PR News Wire
Ted Fellows 2010
Top Trends in Innovation Blog TED 2010 -Business Week

Susie Ibarra, Delegate
Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit, Jakarta Indonesia 2010

Susie Ibarra 2010
NYFA Fellow Music /Sound

Susie Ibarra: Exploring Aural-Visual Symbiosis
American Composers Orchestra, 2007

Webslideshow Tribute to the World Trade Center in honor of 5 year anniversary of 9/11
Photos by Keith Meyers, Music by Susie Ibarra
The New York Times, September 2006

Electric Kulintang
Bang a Gong (or Eight) in a Pan-Cultural Fusion

The New York Times, August 18, 2006

Susie Ibarra: Following the Beat Back Home
Philippine Inquirer, January 2005

Giant Robot Interview with Susie Ibarra
Giant Robot, 2004

Susie’s Aria: Shangri-La, A New Chamber Opera
The Squid’s Ear, July 2003

Rhythm and Radiance
Wire Magazine, June Issue 2002 (1.2mb PDF)

Susie Ibarra interview by Thurston Moore
for Index magazine, April/May 2001 (2mb PDF)

Susie Ibarra Trio: Radiance
for Jazziz magazine, February 2000

Holding Her Own Among All the Guys
for the New York Times, may 30, 1999



Susie Ibarra Trio
All About Jazz, Italy, March, 2007
Puoi leggerlo qui
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Electric Kulintang
All about Jazz, August 2005

Tone, Time, and Tenacity
Modern Drummer Magazine, 2004

Folkloriko Reviews
All About Jazz, 2004
All Music Guide, 2004

Tone Time Review
All Music Guide, 1998

Flower After Flower Review
All About Jazz