About Us

-Alex Ross, The New Yorker

-The Independent (UK)

“Virtuosity and deft, precisely timed wit”
-Washington Post

“Impressively combining creative fearlessness with reverent precision”
-BBC Music Magazine

“Sonically spectacular”
-Chicago Tribune

“One of the country’s finest new music ensembles”
-Chicago Reader

“One of Chicago’s most notable chamber ensembles…a tour-de-force performance”
-Sequenza 21

Founded in 2005, Third Coast Percussion has performed hundreds of concerts across the country, presents an annual concert season at home in Chicago, teaches musicians of all ages and experience levels, and has commissioned dozens of new works by composers including Glenn Kotche, Chris Cerrone, Donnacha Dennehy, Timo Andres, David T. Little, Ted Hearne, and Augusta Read Thomas. Third Coast Percussion is the Ensemble-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame.

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