Jordan Curcuruto is a percussionist specializing in contemporary solo and chamber percussion music, speaking percussion, world music, and popular music. She enjoys collaborating with composers on new pieces and within the last few years has participated in the premiere of Bryan Jeff’s Contactual Constellations at the 2014 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), and the west coast premieres of John Luther Adam’s Inuksuit (Ojai Music Festival) and Elliot Cole’s AMEN (Northwest Percussion Festival). Jordan has performed with the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet and has performed at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Orange County Youth Symphony. Last summer she performed with the Britt Orchestra for the premiere of Michael Gordon’s Natural History at Crater Lake in Celebration of the National Park Service Centennial.
In 2015, Jordan was selected to perform a solo concert at the inaugural Transplanted Roots International Percussion Symposium in Montreal and to perform with the PASIC All-Star Ensemble led by Michael Burritt in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a three-year alumnus of the nief norf summer festival. She was also a fellow at the inaugural Eighth Blackbird Creative Lab. Jordan can be heard on the Southern Oregon University Ensembles’ recently released CD, Electric Rebel Poetry, and on the Innova label release, 30, by Stanford University composer Mark Applebaum. She is a graduate of Chapman University, where she studied with Nick Terry and Justin DeHart. She received a Master of Music in Performance at the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University, studying with Terry Longshore. Currently, Jordan teaches at Fullerton College and freelances across Los Angeles, California.