Instructor

Percussionist, composer, and educator Caleb Pickering (b. 1990) is currently adjunct instructor at James Madison University. Caleb is a frequently requested guest artist and clinician, and his works are regularly performed internationally. He was the 2019 composer-in-residence for the World Percussion Group, directed by renowned percussion duo Maraca2, and has received commissions from universities and professional ensembles throughout the US and abroad, as well as numerous individuals. Caleb has been a frequent performer in the Dallas-Fort Worth & Las Vegas areas, and was a semi-finalist in the 2017 Italy Percussive Arts Society Snare Drum Competition in Pescara, Italy. Caleb received his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from James Madison University, his M.M. in Music Performance from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and his B.S in Music Education from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Caleb serves on the composition committee of the Percussive Arts Society. Caleb holds endorsements with Majestic Percussion, Mapex Drums, Innovative Percussion, and Black Swamp Percussion.

Fall 2020 Percussion Procedures
For the Fall 2020 Plan for Percussion Procedures, please click here.
Jazz Professors and Instructors

Chuck Dotas

Chuck Dotas
Professor, Director of Jazz Studies
dotascj@jmu.edu
Contact Information

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