Ingrid has performed as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and in chamber music recitals across the United States.

She is founder and artistic director of the innovative ensemble Percussia, which is known for its eclectic and unique repertoire that fuses global influences and new music, and its championing of young composers and new works.

Ingrid is an active performer on the New York freelance scene, having performed with groups such as the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, the Azure Ensemble, Ljova & the Kontraband, and with numerous orchestras and opera companies. Ingrid has also played in the Broadway productions of Gypsy and Spider-Man. In 2018 Ingrid performed the marimba on Jane Pauly’s CBS Sunday Morning show.

In addition to her career in Western music, Ingrid has devoted herself to the study of many musical traditions from around the globe, from Zimbabwean mbira and Ghanaian fontomfrom to North Indian tabla, Indonesian gamelan, and Irish bodhran. She co-founded the traditional Mexican marimba ensemble Marimba Nueva York, and is one of the few people to perform Jewish klezmer music on the xylophone. She has traveled as far afield as Ghana and Indonesia in pursuit of new sounds, and has the instrument collection to prove it.

Ingrid is currently on the faculties of LaGuardia and Hostos Community Colleges in New York City, and serves as teaching artist for BAM’s DanceAfrica program.

Ingrid holds a DMA from the University of Illinois, an MM from Northwestern University, and a BM from the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded the prestigious performer’s certificate. She has recorded for the Centaur, Signum, New World Records, and Col Legno labels.