Percussionist Patti Cudd is an active performer of the music of the 21st century. As a champion of modern music, she has given concerts and master classes throughout the United States, Korea, Thailand, China, Mexico, South America and Europe. She has participated in such festivals as the Bang on a Can Festival at Lincoln Center, ICMC (Athens, Greece), Frau Musica Nova (Cologne, Germany), Mexico City’s Ciclo de Percusiones Series, Interactive Arts Performance Seriesin NYC, NYCEMF, PASIC, SARC (Belfast, Ireland), GRIM (Marseille, France),The North American New Music Festival (Buffalo, NY), June in Buffalo, Society of Composers, Inc National Conference (Miami, Fl), Noise in the Library Festival (San Diego, CA), SEAMUS, The Mirror of the New (Hawaii), Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella Series, Beyond the Pink Festival (LA), New Progressions Series (Baltimore, MD),Sonic Diasporas, New Music Festival (San Diego,CA), Spark Festival of Electronic Music (Minneapolis), Form and the Feminine Voice Festival (LA), Copenhagen Composers’ Biennale (Denmark), Nove Hudby Plus Festival in Brno, Czech Republic, Samcheok Music Festival, (Samcheok, Korea), Sokcho Arts Festival (Sokcho, Korea), New Music for Technology (Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea) and the Festival Cultural Zacatecas.
Patti has worked closely with some of the most innovative composers of our time such as Brian Ferneyhough, Morton Feldman, Roger Reynolds, Martin Bresnick, Pauline Oliveros, Jay Aaron Kernis, John Luther Adams, John Zorn, Michael Colgrass, Cort Lippe, Harvey Sollberger, Julia Wolfe, Christian Wolff, Vinko Globokar and Frederic Rzewski.
As a percussion soloist and chamber musician she has premiered over 200 new works and has had the opportunity to be involved in a number of recordings found under such labels as Hat Hut, Bridge, New World, CRI, Innova, Emf Media and Mode. She recently released on Innova Recordings, a solo CD of percussion and electronic pieces. Patti is a Yamaha Performing Artist, an endorser of Sabian Cymbals and a member of the Vic Firth and Black Swamp Education Teams.
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