Alexis C. Lamb

Alexis C. Lamb (b. 1993) is a composer, percussionist, and educator who is interested in fostering communities of mindful music-making. She is the Education and Publications Director for Arcomusical, a non-profit organization that advocates for the artistic advancement of the Afro-Brazilian berimbau and related musical bows. Lamb’s song cycle for berimbau entitled Meia earned her a 2018 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award. She has received recent commission opportunities from Evan Chapman, Percussia, Zeitgeist, Yale Philharmonia, the University of Nebraska Percussion Ensemble, the Arizona State University Symphony Orchestra, and the Northern Illinois University World Steelband.
Lamb is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Composition at Yale School of Music. Her undergraduate degrees in both Music Education and Percussion Performance are from Northern Illinois University. Lamb’s music can be found on Innova Recordings and National Sawdust Tracks. Her major teachers include Hannah Lash, Martin Bresnick, Gregory Beyer, Ben Wahlund, Michael Mixtacki, Robert Chappell, David Maki, Brian Penkrot, and Lauren Ryals.

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