Bryan P. Teeters is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania (2010) where he performed in, and was the principal percussionist of numerous ensembles including the Jazz Band, Marching Band, Percussion Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. While earning his bachelor’s degree in music education with an emphasis in percussion he has performed in, and musically directed many productions with the Clarion University Theater Department including: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Suessical the Musical, The Who’s Tommy, Cinderella, Annie, Once on This Island, High School Musical, Schoolhouse Rock Live, and Big River, as well as numerous others at the Cook Forest Sawmill Center for the Arts, Franklin Barrow Civic Theater, and many local high schools in western Pennsylvania.
In addition to his extensive work with Clarion’s Music Department, Bryan has been a member of the Erie Jr. Philharmonic, performed nationally with a touring band, and performed with the Music School Festival Orchestra at the Chautauqua Institution. Teeters has been employed by the Clarion and Brookville Area School districts as the assistant band director where he has lead title-holding bands through parades in Clarion, PA and at Disney World in Orlando, FL. He has been commissioned to compose and arrange music for Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s dance department and show choir, Keystone Jr. Sr. High School, Clarion Area High School, and Northern Cambria High School. Bryan has also worked as a clinician and guest performer at the Chautauqua County Music Festival in Jamestown, New York. After working as a private instructor of percussion at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Inc. located in Jamestown, NY (2010-2011), Bryan returned to Knox, PA to serve five local school districts as a full-time substitute teacher. At this time, he guest conducted and coached Keystone Jr./Sr. High School’s percussion ensemble. Currently, Bryan is a candidate for the master’s degree in percussion performance at the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University of Ohio, where he is a member of the Youngstown Percussion Collective, holds a teaching assistantship, and teaches Percussion Methods class and is the assistant direction of the percussion ensemble.