Dustin Donahue is a percussionist based in Los Angeles. He frequently performs with the International Contemporary Ensemble and collaborates with many of southern California’s presenters of chamber music, such as WasteLAnd, the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, the Ojai Music Festival, Monday Evening Concerts, Jacaranda Music, and San Diego New Music. He appears on releases for Mode, Naxos, New Focus, Stradivarius, and Populist Records. As a soloist, Dustin has been featured at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, the Carlsbad Music Festival, the John Cage Centennial Festival in Washington, D.C., and Mengi in Reykjavik, Iceland. As an advocate for contemporary music, Dustin has commissioned and premiered a large body of solo and chamber music by living composers, such as recent collaborations with Nicholas Deyoe, Laure Hiendl, Elise Roy, Bruno Ruviaro, and Steven Takasugi. He holds a DMA from the University of California – San Diego where he studied with Steven Schick, and a BM from the University of Wisconsin where he studied with Anthony Di Sanza.