Ian Sullivan received a master’s degree from The Juilliard School in 2012, where he studied with Markus Rhoten, Greg Zuber, and Daniel Druckman. While pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan, he studied with Michael Udow, Brian Jones, Joseph Gramley, and Ian Ding. Ian has performed with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, So Percussion, Sharon Isbin, Axiom Music Ensemble, Salome Chamber Orchestra, and Mark Morris Dance Group at such prestigious venues as Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Seiji Ozawa Hall.

A graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, Ian has performed in the Verbier Festival Orchestra. He was previously a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, where he performed with the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra and the Boston Symphony Orchestra; and was also a fellow at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan. For three summers, Ian participated in the Aspen Music Festival, receiving the Charles Owen Fellowship in 2009. He has been awarded the Fred Hoey Memorial Scholarship and Avedis Zildjian Percussion Scholarship, and was winner of the Interlochen Arts Academy Concerto Competition. As part of his Ensemble ACJW program, Ian teaches in Queens at MS 158 Marie Curie.