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Ian Ding, New Music Detroit

Percussionist lan Ding is a versatile and in- demand performer specializing in contemporary music and orchestral percussion. He is a founding member and co-director of New Music Detroit, a member of the Fulcrum Point New Music Project (Chicago) and the Virgil Moorefield Pocket Orchestra (Zurich), and serves on the percussion faculty at the De Paul University School of Music. lan is a frequent guest with major orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Besides his work as a percussionist, lan also composes and produces soundtracks for documentary films. His work has been shown on PBS and on display at the Honolulu Academy of Art, the Yale School of Architecture, and the United States Embassy in Berlin, Germany.