Tamika Gorski is a percussionist currently based in New York City. An avid performer and supporter of contemporary music, she has commissioned and premiered numerous solo and chamber works by composers such as Molly Joyce, Elliot Cole, and Phong Tran. She has made appearances with the New Millennium Ensemble and Anagram Ensemble, among others, and has performed in Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, the Bang on a Can Summer Festival, and as a soloist with La Camerata Washington Heights. Orchestrally, she can be seen performing with groups including The Chelsea Symphony, Protestra, and the Greenwich Village Orchestra.
Outside of performing, Tamika has enjoyed working in music publishing as a rental library coordinator for Schott Music and Boosey & Hawkes, and in grantmaking with the Aaron Copland Fund for Music and the Amphion Foundation. Her current role as a digital communications manager has afforded her the opportunity to continue working with the Copland Fund, Amphion, and others in a new capacity, overseeing and developing content and strategies for their websites and social media. Tamika holds a bachelor’s in percussion performance from the Hartt School and a master’s in contemporary percussion performance from the Manhattan School of Music.