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Eri Isomura

Percussion, Director of Marketing

Eri Isomura (she/her/hers) is a freelance percussionist, instructor, and music librarian.

In addition to 10th Wave projects, she is a Heartland Marimba Ensemble Artist and part of the band Champagne Confetti. Recent performances include Theater Mu, Cantus, Artaria, Duluth Symphony, Chamber Music Society of MN, recordings with Marisa Benedict, a percussion album composed by Asuka Kakitani, and her own album of transcribed classical works for cello and marimba. She has premiered works by AJ Isaacson-Zvidzwa, Elwyn Alexander Fraser Jr., Jonathan Posthuma, Michael Maiorana, and others.

She serves as president of the Percussive Arts Society Minnesota Chapter. She also 

was an adjunct percussion instructor at St. Olaf College from 2018-2023.

Eri graduated from St. Olaf College (B.M.) and The Boston Conservatory (M.M.) both in Percussion Performance. Her teachers include Dave Hagedorn, Phil Hey, Bob Adney, Doug Perkins, Sam Solomon, and Nancy Zeltsman. Eri is a Koide Cymbals Artist.

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