Interim Director of Percussion Activities
Office: Catlett Music Center 107D
Phone: (405) 325-3353
Dr. Andrew Richardson coordinates all aspects of the percussion program including teaching Applied Percussion, directing the OU Percussion Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, and OU Steel Band, coordinating other studio ensembles, supervising the Percussion Methods course, teaching other percussion-related courses. Dr. Richardson also serves as Editor of the OU Percussion Press. He is an passionate educator and regularly visits universities and high schools throughout Oklahoma and the Great Plains region for performances and clinics. On the national stage, he has performed and presented at the National Conference on Percussion Pedagogy and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. Additionallly, he has presented at both Oklahoma and Kansas Music Educator Association Conventions and is immediate past president of the Oklahoma Chapter of PAS. Dr. Richardson serves as principal percussion/timpani with the Norman Philharmonic and performs as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the OKC Metro area. He has articles published by Percussive Notes and his compositions are available through Tapspace Publications and Boxfish Music Publishing.
- DMA - University of Oklahoma
- MM - James Madison University
- BM - James Madison University