Athletic Bands Percussion Coordinator and Instructor
Phone: (405) 325-2731
Benjamin Holmes (b.1991) is originally from Lubbock, Texas and earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education at Texas Tech University. During his time at Texas Tech he was a member of the Percussion Ensemble, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, the Goin’ Band From Raiderland, and Apocalypso Now Steel Band. While at Texas Tech, Benjamin was a percussion student of Dr. Lisa Rogers and Alan Shinn. In 2011, Benjamin was a member of the Blue Knights drumline led by Ralph Hardimon. Benjamin earned his masters in music performance from the University of Oklahoma in 2017 where he performed in the OU Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, Percussion Orchestra, and Steel Band. Benjamin was a student of Dr. Lance Drege while at OU.
Benjamin worked as a graduate assistant with the University of Oklahoma bands from 2015 - 2017 assisting with concert bands, percussion ensembles and the Pride of Oklahoma drumline and front ensemble. Benjamin is currently the percussion instructor/coordinator for the University of Oklahoma bands and the Pride of Oklahoma percussion section.
- BME (education) - Texas Tech University
- MM (performance) - University of Oklahoma