Jeremy Maytum

Jeremy Maytum's Biography

Jeremy Maytum, a native of Colorado, is a graduate of Colorado State University in 2009 where he earned a master's degree in percussion performance and served as the Graduate Teaching Assistant for the award-winning CSU Percussion Studio. Jeremy completed his bachelor's degree in percussion performance from Colorado State University-Pueblo in 2007. His primary teachers include Aaron Turner and Dr. Eric Hollenbeck. As an orchestral musician, Jeremy has performed with the Cheyenne Symphony in Wyoming, the Fort Collins Symphony, the Greeley and Boulder Philharmonic, the Lexington Philharmonic and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. He has also made a guest appearance playing timpani with The United States Army Field Band in Washington, D.C. As an international performer, Jeremy completed a week-long residency at Inner Mongolia University in Hohhot, China in 2015, and served as Principal Timpanist for the 2016 Prague Summer Nights Music Festival in the Czech Republic.

Jeremy has formerly taught at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, WY as the Adjunct Professor of Percussion. Additionally, he has held the position of Director of Percussion Studies at Bear Creek High School in Lakewood, CO as well as serving on percussion staff with 6-time BOA Class A National Champion Adair County High School in Columbia, KY. A dedicated performer in the world of the marching arts, Jeremy served as timpanist for the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps in 2005.

Jeremy serves as the Coordinator of Marching Percussion at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD, where he also works as the Communications Director for Athletic Bands. In addition, he is completing his Doctor of Musical Arts in Percussion Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Kentucky (currently A.B.D.), where he studies with James Campbell. Jeremy regularly performs as timpanist with the Maryland Winds in Columbia, MD. As a chamber musician, he regularly performs and tours across the country with his percussion quartet BlueSHIFT. He is also on percussion staff at Urbana High School in Frederick, MD.

Jeremy proudly endorses Yamaha as a Performing Artist, serves as an Educational Artist for Innovative Percussion and is a member of the Black Swamp Percussion Educator Network.

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