Brian West

Brian West 's Biography

Dr. Brian A. West is Professor of Music and Coordinator of Percussion at Texas Christian University. Under his direction, the percussion program at TCU has received international recognition. The TCU Percussion Orchestra won the 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2015 Percussive Arts Society International Percussion Ensemble Competitions, and the TCU Drumline won the 2006 and 2012 PAS Marching Percussion Festivals. Dr. West has conducted and performed in Hawaii, Italy, Spain, England, France, Australia and Taiwan. Within the Percussive Arts Society, he serves on the Board of Advisors and is the Chair of the Percussion Ensemble Committee. Dr. West is an active performer, clinician, composer/arranger and adjudicator for a variety of percussive events. He is the executive producer of multiple CDs; is published by Drop6 Media; and works as a clinician/artist endorser for Yamaha, Innovative Percussion, Remo, Marimba One and Sabian.

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