Yousif Sheronick's unique skills in both World and Classical music have led him to perform with a diverse range of ensembles and musicians including Philip Glass, Yo-Yo Ma, Laurie Anderson, Ethos Percussion Group, Lark Quartet, Silk Road Ensemble, Branford Marsalis, Sonny Fortune, Glen Velez and Paul Winter. His many musical influences are highlighted in duoJalal, his venture with violist and wife Kathryn Lockwood.
Specializing in World Percussion, Yousif’s compositions have been premiered and performed around the world at both the collegiate and professional level. All compositions are published under his own label Bribie Recordings.
His latest composition "Doubtful Sound for solo frame drum" was commissioned and premiered by Silk Road member Mark Suter in Singapore. The performance was part of Singapore Symphony Orchestra's VHC Excite! series in Victoria Concert Hall
In demand as an educator, Yousif has conducted residencies and master classes at top universities including Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, University of Michigan, University of Kentucky, the Queensland Conservatorium and National University in Australia. Having produced two successful frame drum instructional DVDs, Yousif established his online frame drum school www.framedrumschool.org in 2018.