Abby Fisher, Operations Director
Abby Fisher is a percussionist focused on performing and supporting continued growth of new music, and has expertise in contemporary, classical, and African (Ewe) percussion.
Recent notable performances include presenting Lawton Hall’s work All Your Thens for Now at a TEDx talk; performing at the 2017 Transplanted Roots Percussion Symposium (Brisbane, Australia); performing at the 2016 New Music Gathering; performing and teaching at the 2016 Festival Internacional de Músicas y Artes Sonoras Contemporáneas (Cuenca, Ecuador); performing at Percussive Arts Society International Convention in 2011, 2013, and 2017; and performing for the opening of the Observatory Deck at One World Trade Center NYC.
Abby is the Visiting Lecturer in Percussion at the University of Tennessee- Knoxville, and she is the Director of Operations for Nief-Norf. Abby is an artist for the Heartland Marimba Quartet and faculty member for the Heartland Marimba Festival. She holds degrees from Stony Brook University (D.M.A), New York University (M.M), and Lawrence University (B.M).
Abby is a Young Artist endorser for Vic Firth sticks and mallets.