Jeffrey Barudin

Jeffrey Barudin's Biography

Dr. Jeffrey Barudin is a nationally recognized percussionist and educator based in the St. Louis Metro area. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Music and the Director of Percussion Studies at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO. He is also the Director of Bands on the Lindenwood University-Belleville (IL) campus, where he directs the Fighting Lynx Pep Band. In addition, he is a member of the percussion faculty at the New England Music Camp in Sidney, ME.

Dr. Barudin has performed as a soloist and ensemble member throughout the United States, including a performance at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. He has participated in numerous world premiere performances and recordings for both solo and ensemble repertoire. Locally, he is Principal Timpanist with both the St. Louis Civic Orchestra and the Town & Country Symphony Orchestra. He has also played with the St. Louis Brass Band and the St. Charles Symphony Society, and is a frequent collaborator with Chamber Project STL.

He can be heard on numerous CD's, including the Grammy-winning Songs of Innocence and Experience composed by William Bolcom and conducted by Maestro Leonard Slatkin. He has worked with many notable composers, such as David T. Little, Kristen Kuster, David Biedenbender, and Pius Cheung. He collaborated closely with Michael Daugherty on his timpani concerto Raise the Roof and with Bright Sheng on his marimba concerto Colors of Crimson.

Dr. Barudin is proud to be a Yamaha Performing Artist. He also endorses Sabian cymbals, Innovative Percussion mallets and products, and Black Swamp percussion. He received a BS in Music Education from Penn State University and both his MM and DMA degrees from the University of Michigan. His primary instructors were Dan Armstrong, Gifford Howarth, Joseph Gramley and Michael Udow.

Jeffrey Barudin's Gear
Jeffrey Barudin

Gear List

YM-5100A