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Daniel B. "Dan" MeadorBiography

Dan is a percussion performer, composer, and teacher in the greater Los Angeles area. He makes his home in Reseda, Ca. He earned his Master’s Degree in Performance from California State University, Northridge with his final project titled “The Substance of Takemitsu’s Rain Tree & a Percussion Recital”. He has studied under Dr. John Roscigno, Aaron Smith, and John Magnussen and studied Latin percussion under Jerry Steinholtz.

Dan has performed throughout Southern California with numerous ensembles. He is currently working in a new percussion ensemble named Sons of Thunder, a group of Christian percussionists and performers dedicated to art and inspiration.

Dan has also been teaching students, privately and in school groups, since 1995. His previous high schools include Royal H.S., El Camino Real H.S., Ventura H.S., Camarillo H.S. and more. He is currently teaching at Simi Valley H.S.

Dan is also an adjudicator for the American Drum Line Association.