Alexis C. Lamb

Percussion Festival 2017

Alexis C. Lamb (b. 1993) is a composer, percussionist, and educator who is interested in fostering communities of positive and genuine music-making. Lamb 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 and can be found on MeiaMeia: New Music for Berimbau, released on Innova Recordings.

Lamb is currently earning a Master of Music degree in Composition at Yale University School of Music. Her undergraduate degrees in both Music Education and Percussion Performance are from Northern Illinois University. Prior to going back to graduate school, she was the 6-12th grade band director for Meridian CUSD 223 in Stillman Valley, Illinois. Her major teachers include Hannah Lash, Gregory Beyer, Ben Wahlund, Michael Mixtacki, Robert Chappell, David Maki, Brian Penkrot, and Lauren Ryals.

For more information about Alexis and her music, please visit her website.