Tanner Trigg // email@example.com
Mr. Trigg is currently the Director of Percussion for the Hebron High School Cluster in Carrollton, Texas. Prior to his experience at Hebron, he was the Director of Percussion at Aledo High School. Mr. Trigg was also on the instructional staff for the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps from 2012 – 2014. Mr. Trigg holds a BM in Music Education from Texas Christian University, where he was a student of Brian West. Additional studies have been with percussionists Paul Rennick, Sandi Rennick, Richard Gipson, Joey Carter, Dwayne Rice, Andy Eldridge, Mark Teal, Ellis Hampton, and Alan Joanis.
As an educator, Mr.Trigg has fostered several students to the All – Region, All – Area, and All – State bands. The Aledo Percussion Studio has been named outstanding percussion at numerous marching contests as well as 1st Place at several drum line competitions including the HEB drumline contest and the Lonestar Classic. Aledo Middle School performed at the prestigious Midwest Concert and Clinic where the percussion ensemble was featured. Aledo also received 1st place in the Black Swamp Percussion Showcase contest in the spring of 2014 and was highlighted on the Black Swamp website for their first place finish. Most recently, he lead the Aledo program to be named the winners of the Percussive Arts Society Showcase Competition and his group performed at the 2014 Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Indianapolis.
As a performer, Mr. Trigg has shared the stage with artists Mark Ford, Sandi Rennick, Bob Becker, Brian Zator, She-e Wu, and Darren Dyke. He has had the opportunity to perform as a clinician twice with the Phantom Regiment Percussion Ensemble and twice as a showcase artist with Birdville High School and Texas Christian University at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. He was a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corp from 2008 – 2010. With Phantom Regiment he received the Fred Sanford High Percussion Awards in 2008 and 2010 and placed first in Drum Corps International World Championships in 2008.
Other performing groups consist of Winter Guard International’s World Class Finalist group Surround Sound Percussion Ensemble years 2006 and 2007, as well as the Texas Christian University Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Steel Band, and Indoor Drumline from 2007 – 2011. Mr. Trigg is a current adjudicator, percussion arranger and clinician across the United States and proudly endorsers Innovative Percussion, Dynasty USA, and Remo products.