Josh Perry


Acclaimed by the New York Times as a “creative percussionist,” Josh Perry is a passionate advocate for contemporary music and interdisciplinary performance mediums. Recently, Josh has been a featured soloist at the Kroumata Percussion Center in Stockholm, Sweden, the Transplanted Roots Symposium in Guanajuato, Mexico, the Audio Trading Manual Festival in Seoul, South Korea, and at the Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Josh is a member of Iktus Percussion, ensemble mise-en, Hotel Elefant, and has recently performed with the Talea Ensemble, Argento New Music Project, Wavefield Ensemble, Metropolis Ensemble, and Mantra Percussion. Festival appearances include the Donaueschinger Musiktage, NIME 2021, Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, MATA festival, the Festival Internacional de Inverno do Jordao in Brazil, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, June in Buffalo festival, New Voices-New Music at Carnegie Hall, and the Bang on a Can Marathon. A proponent for composer-performer collaboration, he consistently works with living composers and has premiered 100s of works for percussion and mixed ensemble. Josh holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) from Stony Brook University.