Thom Hasenpflug

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY / HASENPROJECT      

Biography

Dr. Thom Hasenpflug is nationally recognized as a unique performer and educational voice, while his compositions for percussion receive international recognition and are played all over the world. He is currently the Director of Percussion Studies at Idaho State University in Pocatello, and has presented performances, clinics and masterclasses at many universities, high schools, festivals, and PAS functions. Dr. Hasenpflug has performed in symphonic and freelance capacities with artists as diverse as Peter Cetera, the Moody Blues, Blood Sweat and Tears, Riders in the Sky, and many others. He has performed as a member of numerous symphonies, including acting as Principal timpanist in the South Dakota Symphony, and more recently Principal percussionist with the Idaho State Civic Symphony. He received his degrees in percussion and composition from Ithaca College and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Colorado. Thom Hasenpflug has percussion works published through K.P.P. / MPI and C. Alan Publications, as well as his own label, "Hasenworks." In addition to SABIAN, he endorses Pro-Mark Sticks and Mallets and Remo Drumheads.