Abigail Fisher, DMA
Abby Fisher is a percussionist and educator who is focused on performing and supporting continued growth of new music.
Her solo and collaborative performances have been heard nationally and internationally including: Stony Brook University's TEDx (Stony Brook, NY), Transplanted Roots Percussion Symposium (Brisbane, Australia; Guanajuato, Mexico; San Diego, CA), 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 is a co-founder of the percussion duo Fisher/Lau Project with Matthew Lau, and she is regularly collaborating with composers and musicians on new works.
Abby is a dedicated educator and is the Assistant Professor of Percussion and Director of Percussion Studies at Northern Arizona University. She previously taught at University of Tennessee Knoxville and Pellissippi State Community College (TN). Abby currently serves as a member of the Percussive Arts Society New Music/ Research Committee and is co-hosting the New Music/ Research Day as part of PASIC 2022.
Abby holds degrees from Stony Brook University (D.M.A), New York University (M.M), and Lawrence University (B.M). She is a Marimba One, Vic Firth, and Black Swamp Percussion artist.