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Iain Moyer

Dr. Moyer is the Director of Percussion and Assistant Director of Bands for the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama. His duties at UNA include serving as the Director of the “Pride of Dixie” Percussion Section, teaching the University of North Alabama Percussion Ensemble, Marimba Ensembles and Percussion Methods classes, teaching applied percussion lessons, as well as assisting with the UNA Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble.

Dr. Moyer is also the Front Ensemble Arranger for The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps. He has been responsible for teaching and/or arranging for the front ensembles of the Madison Scouts, Glassmen, Crossmen and Magic of Orlando drum and bugle corps. Dr. Moyer is a highly sought after arranger and clinician who has arranged for or presented clinics for groups in Japan, England and throughout the United States. He is an endorser for Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, Avedis Zildjian Cymbals, Pearl/Adams Percussion and Remo Drumhead.

Dr. Moyer received a Masters degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in 2010 on an OU Alumni Fellowship. While at OU, he was part of the University of Oklahoma Percussion Orchestra, where he premiered numerous works and gave concerts at New York’s Merkin Hall, the Julliard School, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention and the National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy. Mr. Moyer received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts. His past teachers include Richard Gipson, Thom Hannum, Eduardo Leandro Peter Tanner and Lance Drege.

Dr. Iain Moyer