David Reeves

David Reeves received a Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance from the University of Washington. At the University, David taught the Drumline for the Husky Marching Band from 2001-2009. Prior to his studies at Washington, David studied Composition at Indiana University. His past teachers include Don Freund, Tim Salzman, Mike Crusoe and Tom Collier. 

In the Drum Corps arena, David was a performing member of the DCI World Champion Star of Indiana from 1991-1993. He has since instructed The Santa Clara Vanguard and The Cavaliers and has arranged for Seattle Cascades, and The Troopers from Casper, Wyoming. David composes and arranges music for Marching Bands, Drumlines and Concert Ensembles throughout the country.

David lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife Krista and their three boys, Benjamin, Alden and William. To learn more about the musical projects of David Reeves, visit his website at davidreevesmusic.com.

This piece uses standard “western” percussion instruments commonly found in high school percussion inventories. Each player has a pitched instrument and four non-pitched surfaces.
Duration: 3:45 | Level: Med-Advanced
$40.00
A minimalist piece for eight pitched instruments. Some sections are written in strict meter, while others are determined by the conductor, ensuring a different experience with each performance.
Duration: 7:00 | Level: Advanced
$30.00
This 60-second warmup was heard played by the Santa Clara Vanguard drumline in 2002 written by David Reeves as a tribute to drum corps icon Ralph Hardimon, who shaped much of what people know today as the SCV percussion sound. Ralph Speak is a rhythmically complex piece which requires both chops and finesse to perform. For drumlines with brains and brawn, this piece is sure to lay it on the line!
Duration: 1:00 | Level: Advanced
$18.99
Inspired by New Orleans drummer Herlin Riley, this improvisational solo utilizes a snare drum, kick drum with double pedal, and hi-hat.
Duration: 4:30 | Level: Advanced
$16.00
Extracted from the stadium groove and streetbeat compilation Stadium 54. Scored for 4, 5, and 6 basses.
Duration: 0:58 | Level: Medium
$18.99
Extracted from the stadium groove and streetbeat compilation Stadium 54. Scored for 4, 5, and 6 basses.
Duration: 1:18 | Level: Medium
$18.99
Extracted from the stadium groove and streetbeat compilation Stadium 54. Scored for 4, 5, and 6 basses.
Duration: 0:50 | Level: Medium
$18.99
Extracted from the stadium groove and streetbeat compilation Stadium 54. Scored for 4, 5, and 6 basses.
Duration: 1:11 | Level: Advanced
$18.99
This beautiful arrangement capture the essence of these endearing piano preludes. A true "chamber" piece, these preludes are written for three performers, and require the utmost in musical sensitivity.
Duration: 3:00 per movement | Level: Advanced
$35.00
Within the pages of this book, you’ll get an inside glimpse at how the Troopers percussion program defines their technical and musical approach, strengthening their roots, while creating a fresh approach to the world of marching percussion in the 21st century.
Level: Advanced
$25.00
This three-movement work for percussion ensemble and rhythm section will challenge players, but all will be satisfied by the musical result.
Duration: 9:20 | Level: Advanced
$50.00
The sharp punctuations of this advanced snare solo are effectively complemented by the extended phrases of the pre-recorded audio track.
Duration: 4:10 | Level: Advanced
$23.00
Stadium 54 is your drumline's swiss Army knife of tools to keep the audience grooving at any occasion - in the stands AND on the street.
Level: Medium to Advanced
$45.00
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