Percussionist and drummer Jared Soldiviero enjoys a varied musical life in his hometown of New York City. As an orchestral musician, he has performed with American Ballet Theater, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and The New York Philharmonic. An active chamber musician, Jared is a member of Newband, a group dedicated to preserving the microtonal instruments built by Harry Partch. He is also a founding member of Decoda, an innovative collective of musicians who strive to combine concerts with community-based education. Jared was an inaugural fellow of The Academy at Carnegie Hall and has toured extensively with Ensemble ACJW. He has appeared with new music groups such as Argento, Alarm Will Sound, International Contemporary Ensemble, Wet Ink, Wordless Music, and Perspectives Ensemble. Jared’s compositions, available at Bachovich Publications, have been performed by the percussion ensembles of Boston University, Rutgers University, and New York University.