About Thomas Burritt

There are storied educators, and there are dynamic performers, and then there are those who are destined to be both. Always in search of new music and new ways to share it with others, Thomas Burritt is today’s percussionist. Active in the creation and performance of new music for percussion Burritt has built a reputation in chamber music, as a percussion soloist and a concert marimbist. In 2009 and 2016, Burritt performed on two Grammy nominated recordings: “Conspirare in Concert” and “Pablo Neruda: The Poet Sings”, both distributed world wide on the harmonia mundi label.

He is currently Professor of Percussion and Director of Percussion Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and is a clinician/endorser for Majestic Percussion, Sabian Cymbals, Innovative Percussion, Remo, Beetle Percussion and Grover Pro Percussion.

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