Abby Fisher, MANAGING Director

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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. Her performances have been heard nationally and internationally including: Stony Brook University's TEDx (Stony Brook, NY), Transplanted Roots Percussion Symposium (Brisbane, Australia), New Music Gathering (Baltimore and Boston), Festival Internacional de Músicas y Artes Sonoras Contemporáneas (Cuenca, Ecuador), Big Ears Festival (Knoxville,TN), Percussive Arts Society International Conventions, and One World Trade Center (NYC).

Abby was the Visiting Lecturer in Percussion at the University of Tennessee- Knoxville for Fall 2017, and she is the Managing Director for Nief-Norf. Abby teaches at Pellissippi State Community College, and maintains a studio of piano and percussion students at the Yamaha Music School (Knoxville, TN). She holds degrees from Stony Brook University (D.M.A), New York University (M.M), and Lawrence University (B.M). Abby is an artist for Marimba One and Vic Firth sticks and mallets. Please visit