7 Emerging Artists You Should Know About, in Vanity Fair by Hope Wellington, December 7, 2015.

Artist Profile, in the Huffington Post by Joel Garten, February 7, 2014.


Recent press:

• “…prolific and precise performance by Sandbox Percussion’s Ian Rosenbaum…Sandbox Percussion let loose like a bombshell of raw talent…”

I Care If You Listen by Kevin Baldwin, November 10, 2017

• “…Sandbox brought out the immediacy, lack of pretension and high-end playfulness that seems — thankfully — to be revitalizing the world of contemporary music. And their jaw-dropping virtuosity made it all seem like . . . well, child’s play.”

The Washington Post by Stephen Brookes, March 21, 2016.

• “…the meteoric young talent Ian Rosenbaum…”

MusicalAmerica by Daniel Stephen Johnson, November 6, 2016.

• “…on the marimba, Rosenbaum is an effortless virtuoso…”

D Magazine by Catherine Womack, April 27, 2015.

• “…the effect was mesmerizing…”

Theater Jones by J. Robin Coffelt, April 26, 2015.

• “…Rosenbaum…played with unfailing virtuosity whatever the music…”

Chicago Tribune by Alan Artner, February 6, 2015.

• “…John Cage’s hypnotic In a Landscape…was mesmerizingly executed by Rosenbaum…”

Chicago Classical Review by Tim Sawyier, February 6, 2015.

• ”…[Rosenbaum] offered an alluring interpretation of Takemitsu’s piece…

The New York Times by Vivien Schweitzer, February 4, 2015.

• “…a marvelously subtle performance tonight by [Rosenbaum]. His remarkable ability to sustain the hushed and mysterious atmosphere of the piece gave me the chills…

Oberon’s Grove by Phillip Gardner, February 4, 2015.

• ”…one of the nations great percussionists…is capable of extraordinary music making…”

Atlanta Music Critic by William Ford, October 5, 2014.

• “[Iannis Xenakis' "Rebonds"] was played with almost superhuman technical ability by percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum.”

Atlanta Music Critic by William Ford, July 20, 2014.

• “…[Rosenbaum] opened the program with Alejandro Viñao’s “Khan Variations” for marimba, a seductive work that showed off Mr. Rosenbaum’s knack for exploiting the instrument’s lyrical and percussive qualities…”

The New York Times by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, April 18, 2014.

• “…gracefully played by Ian David Rosenbaum…”

New York Classical Review by George Grella, April 18, 2014.

• “…percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum shone in the third movement…”

New York Classical Review by Sophia Vastek, April 12, 2014.

• “…delivered expertly by percussion virtuoso Ian David Rosenbaum…”

Oberon’s Grove by Phillip Gardner, April 11, 2014.

• “…Rosenbaum was as much fun to watch as to listen to…”

The Washington Post by Joan Reinthaler, March 24, 2014.

• ”….marimbist Ian David Rosenbaum provided subtle and complex marimba backgrounds….”

New Haven Independent by Christopher Arnott, February 9, 2014.

• ”Rosenbaum’s command on all things percussive cannot be exaggerated…I have to admit that the performance was amazing…”

San Diego Reader by Robert Bush, October 2, 2013.

• “…the highlight of the program for me, Rosenbaum’s supremely elegant and meditative reading of John Cage’s In a Landscape…”

NewMusicBox by Sidney Chen, August 8, 2013.

• ”…Rosenbaum was a model of fine musicianship…”

Trib Total Media by Mark Kanny, August 3, 2013.

• “…a brilliant performance…”

Mercury News by Georgia Rowe, July 20, 2013.

• ”…pianist Gilles Vonsattel and the percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum were precisely attuned…”

New York Times by Zachary Woolf, October 19, 2012.