Francisco Perez

Francisco Perez (b. 1990) is a percussionist, composer, and educator from Pflugerville, TX. As an active performer, he has accepted international engagements in Guatemala, Mexico, Spain, and China, and toured extensively throughout the US including performances at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, and the nationally-televised Super Bowl XLV. He regularly performs with the Lexington Philharmonic and the blueSHIFT Percussion Quartet.

As an active composer, Francisco is privileged to have a wide variety of published works with several ensemble commissions from the University of Kentucky, Texas Christian University, as well as individual commissions for solo percussion and electronics.

In the marching arts, Francisco has played snare drum for The Cavaliers (2011 & 2012) and Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps (2010). In 2011, he helped secure the prestigious Fred Sanford Award for Best Percussion Performance under the direction of Mike McIntosh and Dr. Brian Tinkel. Additionally, he has served as visual designer and technician for the award-winning Flower Mound HS, Adair County HS (BOA Grand National 2015 Class A Champion), and Texas Christian University (PASIC 2012 Champion) drumlines. Currently, Francisco is the drumline instructor and arranger for the University of Kentucky’s Wildcat Marching Band.

Francisco received his Bachelor of Music Education from Texas Christian University under Dr. Brian West and his Master’s in Percussion Performance from the University of Kentucky under James Campbell, where he is currently a candidate for the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Percussion Performance.

For more information about Francisco and his compositions/arrangements, please visit: www.perezperc.com.

This advanced ensemble was inspired by the music of Spain as well as the works of famed minimalist composer Steve Reich.
Duration: 5:45 | Level: Advanced
$45.00
This groovy and polyrhythmic concert solo for snare drum and audio accompaniment will keep any rudimental drummer’s hands busy.
Duration: 6:10 | Level: Med-Advanced
$23.00
Drawing inspiration from groups like Dawn of Midi, this piece features a vibraphone soloist whose material is echoed throughout the ensemble.
Duration: 10:45 | Level: Med-Advanced
$45.00
A unique, masterfully crafted solo for vibraphone and prerecorded mallet keyboards that explores the concept of multiple dimensions.
Duration: 10:45 | Level: Med-Advanced
$23.00
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