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Stacey BerkBrian Baldauff

Assistant Professor of Percussion

NFAC 316
715-346-2459
brian.baldauff@uwsp.edu​

brianbaldauff.com

Prospective students interested in a complimentary lesson should contact Brian Baldauff at brian.baldauff@uwsp.edu.

Education

  • D.M. - Percussion Performance, The Florida State University
  • M.M. - Percussion Performance, University of Michigan
  • B.M.E. - Music Education, University of Central Florida

Courses Taught

  • Applied Lessons – Percussion
  • Percussion Pedagogy
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Instrumental Methods – Percussion

About

Brian Baldauff is Assistant Professor of Percussion at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point where he directs the percussion ensemble, teaches applied lessons, percussion fundamentals courses, and percussion pedagogy. He is an active performer of solo and chamber music and will begin serving as co-principal percussion for the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra, fall 2016. Brian is a versatile performer and pedagogue whose interests span contemporary and historic percussion literature, electronic sound, and chamber music.
 
Active as a performer, Brian has appeared with symphony orchestras in Florida and Michigan and as a featured artist at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. In demand as a clinician, he has presented at Percussive Arts Society Days of Percussion and at high schools and universities across the United States. As a founding member of the Denkyem Percussion Group, he toured Costa Rica performing concerts and teaching masterclasses. His recent projects include recording with the John Psathas Percussion Project (JP3) for a forthcoming album release on Rattle Records.
 
Additionally, Brian is active in the Percussive Arts Society community where he served as President of the West Virginia chapter. Brian completed his undergraduate work in music education at the University of Central Florida and holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His primary percussion teachers include Jeffrey Moore, Michael Udow, Joseph Gramley, and John W. Parks IV. He is classified as ABD for the Doctor of Music degree at the Florida State University. Brian is an artist/endorser for Sabian, Innovative Percussion, Remo, and a proud member of the Black Swamp Percussion educator network. When not teaching or performing, Brian can usually be found on the many trails in central Wisconsin. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, training for various races.
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