Ensemble Offspring Hatched Academy, performing Omar: Donatoni, 107 Projects 2019
photo: Claire Leong

Niki Johnson is a contemporary percussionist and graduate of a Bachelor of Percussion Performance degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. As a member of multiple improvisation ensembles including Ensemble Omsombl and SICKO, Niki explores sound, relationships through collaboration, and theatre.

She has recorded percussion for Tapsapce Publications, Studios 301, Trackdown Fox studios, and the ABC. She performed in the 2018 Sydney Festival, is a festival artist in 2019’s Canberra International Music Festival, is a member of contemporary chamber ensemble Ensemble Muse, performed in Concertos on Fire at City Recital Hall, is a 2019 Hatched Academy artist for Ensemble Offspring, and is a member of the experimental music committee theNOWnow.

based: Sydney, Australia