Associate Director of Bands

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Oliver Rodriguez currently serves as an Associate of Director of Bands at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Percussion Performance from Michigan State University where he studied with Gwendolyn Dease and Jon Weber, in addition to, a Post-Baccalaureate teaching certification from Eastern Michigan University. He has previously worked as the Director of Percussion at Lakeland High School, Director of Huron Valley Percussion Ensemble, and an instrumental music instructor at Walled Lake Northern High School. In addition, he continues to write and arrange music for marching bands, concert bands, and percussion ensembles with his extra time. 

Furthermore, Mr. Rodriguez has had the privilege of performing with The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps, NorthCoast Academy Percussion Ensemble, Legends Brass & Percussion Ensemble, Battle Creek Symphony, and the Spartan Marching Band. He is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and also currently serves on the MCGC Percussion and Winds Advisory Board.

In the past he was a staff member with Bakersfield College Percussion, NorthCoast Academy Percussion Ensemble, taking on the role of Front Ensemble Writer for the 2013 WGI Season, as well as, the Front Ensemble Coordinator for Redline Percussion during their return in 2015. Additionally, Mr. Rodriguez worked as the Front Ensemble Coordinator at the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps during the 2010 and 2012 DCI seasons.