Dr. David Collier

Normal, IL

Dr. David Collier

Dr. David Collier is Professor of Percussion and Associate Director of the School of Music at Illinois State University. He is currently principal timpanist with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra and the Heartland Festival Orchestra. He has served as timpanist with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Sinfonia da camera, the Laredo Philharmonic and the Corpus Christi Symphony. In addition, Collier is also active as a freelance percussionist and has performed with artists such as Mannheim Steamroller, Marvin Hamlisch, Henry Mancini, Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett, and Aretha Franklin.
Dr. Collier received his Bachelor of Music degree from Florida State University, his Master of Music degree from Indiana University and his D.M.A from the University of Illinois. Collier is a Performing Artist for Yamaha, Sabian, Innovative Percussion, Grover Pro Percussion, and Evans.

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FUNdamental Techniques for the Young Timpanist

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Room 109

Yamaha Corporation of America, Evans Drumheads, Grover Pro Percussion, Innovative Percussion Inc., Music for All, Sabian Ltd.

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