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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Percussion Studio

Kurt Gartner, D.A.
Professor of Music
School of Music, Theatre and Dance
130 McCain Auditorium
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6899 fax

Jack Johnson
Jack Johnson

Studio Welcomes 2021-22 GTA

K-State welcomes Jack Johnson as our 2021-22 Graduate Teaching Assistant for the percussion studio and band program. Jack is completing his degree at UW-Eau Claire, where he studies with Dr. Jeff Crowell. Jack brings a wealth of experiences to the position. As a chamber/orchestral musician, he has performed at a recent PASIC, with multiple professional orchestras, and many other projects. His experience in the marching activity is extensive, including performance and instructional credits with numerous drum corps, indoor lines, and high school lines. In addition to his music/liberal arts studies, he will graduate from UW-EC with a degree in organizational communication and has business experience such as an internship with Dynasty Percussion.

Percussion Studio Handbook

Download the latest edition of the K-State Percussion Studio Handbook. It is your go-to source for our curriculum, required resources (books, sticks, mallets, etc.), and clinics/background information.

K-State Percussion on Facebook!

Get the latest information from the K-State Student Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society on their Facebook page! Studio-related information - including events - will be posted here. Many performances of the percussion studio are streamed via Facebook Live.

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Percussive Arts Society
KSU Student Chapter

2020-2021 Officers

President: Taylor Clark (junior/B.M.E.)

Vice President: Nathan Smith (junior/B.M.E.)

Secretary: Brandon Wells (junior/B.M.E.)

Treasurer: Ethan Jeffries (junior/B.M.E.)

Social Media: Braedon Bomgardner (senior/B.M.)

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