Tony Oliver - Percussion

Tony Oliver returns for his 15th season with the Sinfonietta.  When not in Lake Placid, he is a member of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (IA/IL) and an Assistant Professor of Music at Augustana College, a liberal arts college in rock Island, Illinois, where he teaches a variety of music appreciation courses and all things percussive.  He is also proprietor of Curving Walkway Publications, whose percussion publications have been performed throughout North America and Europe.  He received degrees from the University of Iowa (BM, MA) and the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University (DMA).  He is a Sabian cymbal artist and regional education artists with Pearl/Adams percussion.