Isabel Gleicher is a soloist, chamber musician and educator. She has performed throughout Europe, China, Japan, Canada and the United States. The New York Times has called her “excellent” and John Zorn writes “Isabel’s display of virtuosity and her beautiful attitude and stunning musicality inspired me”. Isabel is also a member of new music sinfonietta Ensemble Échappé and the Annapolis Chamber Music Festival. She is a founding member of SoundMind and Duo Helix. Izzy Lepanto Gleicher performs regularly with ensembles such as Talea Ensemble, the Argento New Music Project, Contemporaneous, Friends of MATA Ensemble and Ensemble X at Cornell University. As part of these and other groups, Isabel has had the opportunity premiere works by Missy Mazzoli, John Zorn, Beat Furrer, Jonathan Dawe and many others. Active as a teaching artist Isabel works with the Bridge Arts Ensemble in the Adirondacks NY and the American Composers Orchestra at Fort Hamilton High School in Brooklyn NY. Isabel holds an MM in Contemporary Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, an MM from the Yale School of Music, and a BM from Conservatory of Music at Purchase College. Her primary teachers have included Tara Helen O’Connor, Ransom Wilson and Tanya Dusevic Witek. Isabel will be joining the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) for their 2018-2019 season.