Ivy is a passionate advocate for performing the music of our time. A recent project is founding the ensemble threeplustwo with her siblings Lowell and Evan Ringel, as well as friends David Leon and Jonah Udall. The unique quintet combines its’ members jazz, classical and folk influences to create a warm and innovative sound. Ivy is additionally a co-director of the Rossini Club, an organization based in Nantucket, MA that uses nontraditional concerts and multidisciplinary collaborations to share classical and contemporary chamber music with a wide audience.
Ivy is from Hillsborough, North Carolina, where she began studying the violin at age 5 before switching to the bassoon at age 11. She first studied bassoon with Michael Burns, the Professor of Bassoon at UNC-Greensboro. Ivy then earned her Bachelor of Music degree and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, and recently graduated from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where she earned her Master of Music degree studying with Benjamin Kamins. Her other non-musical interests include cooking, camping, reading, and attending live music shows of all genres.”
INTERESTED IN LESSONS
WPMA raises the bar of music education, with excellent commitment and mission to help students to achieve their higher creative potential.
- 1 Hour Lessons
- 45 Minutes
Welcome to the William Pu Music AcademyDecember 4, 2017
Welcome to the William Pu Music AcademyApril 29, 2015
Congratulations to TWO WPMA students won top prizes!March 13, 2019
Cello Masterclass with Professor Scott KluksdahlJanuary 11, 2019
W.E Duo – Violin & Guitar Concert on Saturday, Nov. 10th!November 1, 2018
Atlanta Academy Festival for Young Musicians, July 22-30, 2019October 17, 2018