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Lucy Ritter

Lucy Ritter

Biography

A New York/New Jersey native, Lucy’s love for drums was inspired by the thriving music scene she saw growing up. Lucy began playing at the ripe age of 10 and was offered her first professional gig at 14. She decided to focus on her passion for drumset in high school, studying at the Eastman School of Music and NYU Steinhardt. Additionally, Lucy was awarded a full scholarship to the NJYS Jazz Quorum. Lucy is currently studying drums at the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University upon receiving the Deans Scholarship. She is actively performing in both New Jersey and Indiana from jazz clubs, pop music venues, theaters, churches, opera stages, and concert halls. Lucy is the drummer for the Grammy-nominated Singing Hoosiers where she tours, records, and performs across the country. Lucy has played in over thirty states and numerous countries with some of her favorites being Finland, Latvia, and Estonia. She is also actively recording drums for a wide variety of artists, both at home and in the studio. Lucy’s private students can be heard in Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, and New Jersey. Lucy is an audio engineer for Keep Making Music, a professional video and audio production company. In addition, Lucy writes her own music and is working on her first release, coming soon in 2021.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Pit Musician (Other)

My Primary Instrument

  • Drums/Percussion

My Instruments

  • Drums
  • Percussion

Software

  • GarageBand
  • Logic

Affiliations

  • NAfME

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her