Science Hill High School Percussion Ensemble
Johnson City, TN
Science Hill High School Percussion Ensemble, Dan McGuire, Director
Under the direction of Dan McGuire, the Science Hill High School (SHHS) Percussion Ensemble consists of all percussionists’ grades 9-12 at Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tennessee. McGuire serves not only as Director of Percussion, but Assistant Director of Bands at SHHS. McGuire holds a bachelor’s degree in music education and a master’s degree in education from East Tennessee State University. Formed in 2003, the SHHS Percussion Ensemble has since hosted a regional Day of Percussion, the inaugural East Tennessee Percussion Festival, and is a two-time high school winner of PAS International Percussion Ensemble Competition. Students from the SHHS Percussion Ensemble have garnered honors such as winning the Tennessee Statewide Solo Percussion Competition as well as participating in DCI Drum Corps, Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, regional honor bands, and the Tennessee All-State Band.