Percussionist Karl Dustman is a music industry executive with over forty-five years of career achievements within Ludwig Industries, Gretsch Drums, Pearl International, and Sonor Percussion-Germany. As a percussionist, he performs regularly with Cleveland, Ohio’s Northcoast Brass Ensemble and has been a featured with the Hour Of Power Orchestra, televised at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California. In 2010, Dustman served as guest timpanist with the Vienna Residence Orchestra and most recently toured China as Principal Percussionist-Timpanist with the Mantovani Orchestra. Dustman also serves as Executive Director of the Percussion Marketing Council (PMC). The PMC continues to annually achieve its goal in creating more percussionists for all products and facets of the percussion industry. The PMC’s Cleveland headquarters are located within the Dustman & Associates offices. Dustman is President of Dustman & Associates, his own marketing communications firm, and Founder and President of Professional Percussion Products. Dustman’s active music related memberships include the National Association of Music Merchants, Jazz Education Network, National Pastoral Musicians Association, National Music Education Coalition, American Federation of Musicians-Cleveland-Local 4, and PAS.