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Adjunct Instructor of Music

Academic Area:
Percussion, Music Education

D.M.A. in Percussion Performance, University of North Texas, in progress
M.M. in Percussion Performance, University of South Carolina
B.M.E. in Music Education & B.M. in Percussion Performance, University of Central Florida
State of Florida All-Level Certification-Music

Phone: (940) 898-2500

Nicholas Guiliano is an Adjunct Instructor of Percussion, teaching applied lessons, percussion methods, percussion ensemble, and serves as coordinator for the percussion area.

He holds a Masters in Percussion Performance degree from the University of South Carolina where he held an appointment as a Graduate Teaching Fellow. His responsibilities included writing arrangements for the "Carolina Band Drum-Line" and serving as an assistant director of the ensemble. He received a BME in Music Education and a BM in Percussion Performance from The University of Central Florida in Music Education and Music Performance. Mr. Guiliano was the recipient of the prestigious Performers Excellence Award at UCF, a university- wide solo performance competition. He holds a State of Florida All-Level Certification in music.

Mr. Guiliano has studied with Mark Ford, Chris Deane, Ed Soph, Paul Rennick, Dr. Scott Herring, Jeff Moore, Kirk Gay, and Dr. Thad Anderson. His teaching has also been influenced by his affiliation with DCI's Kiwanis Kavaliers and WGI's Infinity World Indoor Percussion Ensemble as a snare drummer.

Growing up in Central Florida, Mr. Guiliano performed regularly at Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and was a stilt drummer at Sea World Orlando. He was the Principal Percussionist for the USC Wind Ensemble on a 7-city music performance tour in China in 2011 and was a featured soloist in the UCF Percussion Ensemble on their 2008 tour of Poland and Lithuania . Mr. Guiliano is currently a Doctoral of Musical Arts candidate where he holds a Graduate Teaching Fellowship at the University of North Texas. His professional affiliations include the Percussive Arts Society, the College Music Society, and he is an Artist Endorser for ProMark.

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