KATIE EIKAM is a percussion who performs in all styles of music ranging from classical, contemporary, world. Primarily, she specializes in music of the 20th and 21st century, live performances, recordings, and teachings. Her engagement in the music world has involved a number of various competitions , collaborations, festivals, and workshops. Such activities include the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, The Southern California International Marimba Competition, the Nief-Norf summer festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, recording at Capitol Records, the Monday Evening Cconcert Series at Zipper Hall. She currently performs with DesoDuo, a percussion duo collaboration with Kevin Good and Quartet Friends, a two-piano and two- percussion collaboration with Richard An, Wells Leng, and Kevin Good.
EIKAM is a graduate of Chapman University, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, and holds a Bachelor of Music-Instrumental Performance (BM). At Chapman, she studied with Dr. Nicholas Terry and Dr. Justin DeHart. Recently, she attended the California Institute of the Arts where she studied with Jonathan Hepfer, Amy Knoles, and Houman Pourmehdi. Eikam graduated in the spring of 2018 with a Masters of Fine Arts, Instrumenal Arts (MFA).