Kasem Thipayametrakul

COUNTRY Thailand      
GROUP BANGKOK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, KASETSART UNIVERSITY, BANGKOK SOCIETY DRUMLINE      

Biography

Kasem is one of the most versatile and sought after percussionists in Thailand. He is the Director of the Bangkok Society Drumline, Principal Percussionist of the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra and Keyboard Leader of the the Fanatic Percussion Ensemble. He is also a member of the World Association of Marching Show Bands judge's panel.

Kasem marched in the front line of the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps from 1999-2000, and he served as a Percussion Caption Head and Percussion Arranger for Siamyth Drum & Bugle Corps from 2006-2010.

As an experienced clinician, Kasem has taught workshops in Thailand, Singapore and the United States. He also authored the exercise book "Drumline Exercises 2004-2008, Vol. 1".