Fiona Digney is an Australian-born multi-faceted percussionist who holds both education and performance degrees from Australia, The Netherlands, and USA, and is currently based in California while she undertakes doctoral studies under the guidance of Prof. Steven Schick. She has enjoyed a wide-ranging freelance career performing in solo, ensemble, and theatrical settings in Australia, China, Canada, The Netherlands, Sweden, England, Mexico, and the United States. As an avid proponent of new music, she has commissioned and premiered various percussion works from composers across the globe including an upcoming new theatre percussion concerto, and has been involved in many new music ensembles. Theatre credits include Caligula with Cripple Creek Theatre Company in New Orleans, The Cherry Orchard and Perestroika in San Diego, Caesar with Het Zuiderlijk Toneel in The Netherlands and Belgium, Becoming the System with Diamantfabriek in The Netherlands, and the European premiere of Anne Washburn’s highly acclaimed post-electric play, Mr. Burns at the Almeida theatre, London. Fiona has performed with West Australian Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, La Jolla Symphony, Tetrafide percussion quartet (AUS), Ensemble 64.8 and red fish blue fish (USA), as well as a soloist at Club Zho and the launch of the Totally Huge New Music Festival (AUS). Fiona also works as a producer and stage manager, most recently for the Ojai Music Festival, CA.