Ian Grom

Ian Grom's Biography

Ian Grom is a composer and educator based out of Southern California. Ian received his Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance from California State University Long Beach, where he specialized in drum set, marimba and composition. Since 2005, he has earned an unprecedented 32 WGI medals which includes six world class championships.

He currently teaches, designs and composes for the Chino Hills High School percussion ensemble and has been there since 2010. He joined the design team at Pulse Percussion in 2008. He also instructed Pacifica High School from 2006 - 2011 and Los Alamitos High School from 2005 - 2011. In the summer of 2009, Ian was brought on as the electronics consultant/arranger with the world famous Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps and worked there from 2009 to 2012. In 2013, Ian joined the design team for the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps as the front ensemble arranger. He also composes original marching band shows for several high school programs around the country.

Ian is a Vic Firth Signature artist, a Yamaha Artist, a Remo artist, a Zildjian artist and a WGI Percussion Advisory Board member. In the summer of 2008, he co-founded and launched the business Box-Six.com, a website compiling original indoor percussion and marching band shows with fellow composer John Mapes.

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