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Brian Gardiner, DM

Brian Gardiner

Department of Art, Music and Creative Arts Therapies


DM in Percussion, Indiana University
MM in Performance, University of Oregon
BM in Performance, University of Oregon


Introduction to Conducting
Music Theory


Anthony Cirone
Gerald Carlyss
John Tafoya
Kevin Bobo
Charles Dowd
Sean Wagoner


Brian Gardiner is a section percussionist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver, Washington. He also serves as adjunct music faculty at Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon, and as a percussion instructor at Beaverton High School in Beaverton, Oregon. Brian is a doctoral candidate at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He has freelanced with orchestras in Oregon, Washington, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky, and is the co-founder of the APEX Percussion Duo. 


Co-winner of the University of Oregon's Concerto Competition, performing Darius Milhaud's Concerto for Marimba, Vibraphone and Orchestra (2003)



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