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Percussion Alumni

Former students from the UNA percussion program are present as prominent teachers, arrangers and performers throughout the Southeast.

Touring Drummer - Justin Bieber and New Edition
Percussion Instructor - Russellville HS
Percusion Instructor - Florence HS
Percussion Instructor - Sparkman HS
Percussion Instructor - Hoover HS
Percussion Instructor - Cullman HS
Band Director - Athens HS
Band Director - Muscle Shoals HS
Band Director - James Clemens HS
Band Director - Danville HS
Band Director - Hueytown HS
Band Director - Dothan City Schools
Assistant Band Director - Cullman HS
School Counselor - Susan Moore HS
Graduate Student - University of Central Florida
Graduate Student - University of Georgia
Graduate Student - University of Maryland College Park
Graduate Student - University of North Alabama
Graduate Student - Lee University
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Truman State University
Extra Percussion - Macon Symphony Orchestra
Adjunct Faculty - University of North Alabama
Member of Marine Drum and Bugle Corps
Member of US Marine Band
Front Ensemble Instructor - Music City Drum and Bugle Corps
Front Ensemble Instructor - Gateway Indoor Percussion
Staff Member - Clarkesville Indoor
Staff Member - Momentum Indoor
Staff Member - Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps
Staff Member - Music City Drum Corps
Operations Manager - Shoals Symphony at UNA

Dr. Wiggins Former Students

Here is a sampling of positions that former students of Dr. Wiggins have held:

Drummer for Josh Brannon Band
Director of Athletic Bands - Samford University
Lecturer in Percussion - University of Minnesota-Duluth
Assistant Band Director/Percussion Instructor - Minor High School
Band Director – Cordova High School
Percussion Caption Head - Americanos Drum and Bugle Corps
Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Colorado
Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Oklahoma
Graduate Teaching Assistant - The University of New Mexico
Graduate Teaching Assistant - UNC Greensboro 
Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Alabama
Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Minnesota-Duluth 
Graduate Teaching Assistant - The Hartt School
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Middle Tennessee State University
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Truman State University
Graduate Student - University of Maryland College-Park
Graduate Student - Lee University
Graduate Student - University of New Orleans
Percussionist - Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra
Percussionist - Boulder Symphony Orchestra
Percussionist - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra
Percussionist - Florence Symphony Orchestra
Percussionist - Cape Fear Regional Theater 
Freelance Percussionist - Birmingham, Alabama
Percussionist – Fort Wayne Symphony
Semi-finalist– Belgium International Marimba Duo Competition
Band Director – Virginia Beach, Virginia
Percussion Instructor – Dallas, Texas
Percussion Instructor - Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps
Percussion Instructor – Houston, Texas
Band Director - Fayetteville, NC
Band Director - Bladen County, NC
Member - Quey Percussion Duo
Member - Vic Firth Education Team
Artist/Endorser - Innovative Percussion
Artist/Endorser - Sabian Cymbals
Artist/Endorser - Mapex Percussion
Artist Endorser - Pearl/Adams
Artist Endorser -  Remo

Extra Percussionist - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra 
Extra Percussionist - Florence Symphony Orchestra
Extra Percussionist - Macon Symphony Orchestra 
Band Director - Fairmont High School
Band Director - Jack Britt High School
Band Director - Carolina Forest High School 
Band Director - North Brunswick High School
Band Director - South Brunswick High School
Band Director - Carolina Forest High School 
Owner - Green Percussion Products 
Employee of Sweetwater Sound 
Professor of Percussion - National Conservatory of Music, Jordan
Principal Percussionist - Amman Symphony Orchestra, Jordan 
Member of Marine Drum and Bugle Corps
Member of US Marine Band
Front Ensemble Instructor - Music City Drum and Bugle Corps
Front Ensemble Instructor - Gateway Indoor Percussion
Staff Member - Clarkesville Indoor
Staff Member - Momentum Indoor
Staff Member - Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps
Staff Member - Music City Drum Corps
Operations Director - Shoals Symphony at UNA
High School Percussion Ensembles of former students have been selected twice to perform at PASIC.