David K. Bakken

David K. Bakken has been in education since 1987, when he taught at San Jose State University for 14 years (in two segments). He has spent his career teaching elementary, middle, high school, and college music students. In his earlier years, he was in the Front Ensemble with the Santa Clara Vanguard, winning DCI Percussion Ensemble Championships in 1983 and 1986. He has arranged for the Santa Clara Vanguard, San Jose State, and several middle and high schools in California. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from San Jose State University in 1991. In 2016, he received his Master’s in Education from Concordia University – Portland. He is currently in the candidacy program to receive a doctorate in education from Concordia in 2020.



A med-easy piece, perfect for young percussionists making their initial “investment” into their performing careers.
Duration: 2:20 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 6 players
$32.00
A med-easy piece, perfect for young percussionists making their initial “investment” into their performing careers.
Duration: 2:20 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 6 players
$29.00
A simple and charming gateway for young percussionists into the world of percussion ensemble music.
Duration: 2:45 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 5 players
$30.00
A simple and charming gateway for young percussionists into the world of percussion ensemble music.
Duration: 2:45 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 5 players
$28.00
A medium-easy septet with changing time signatures and short, challenging features. Perfect for the validation of ambitious young percussionists.
Duration: 3:00 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 7 players
$32.00
A medium-easy septet with changing time signatures and short, challenging features. Perfect for the validation of ambitious young percussionists.
Duration: 3:00 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 7 players
$31.00
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