Rod Kosterman

Rod Kosterman began his first year as the Percussion Director at Rockwall-Heath High School in the Summer of 2016. He is also the Front Ensemble Designer and Coordinator for Vigilantes Indoor Percussion. In 2010, Rod graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Percussion Performance from UNT and was awarded Outstanding Undergraduate in percussion. Later that year, Rod was the recipient of Indiana University's Artistic Excellence Scholarship. He served as the department's Graduate Assistant in 2011-12. Rod's composition for marimba and cello, in nebulous suspension held, won third prize in the 2010 PAS Composition Contest and is now published by Mostly Marimba. Song for Monica, a vibraphone solo, is available through Tapspace Publications and is on the Ohio and Texas Prescribed Music Lists for Solo & Ensemble.

From 2011 through 2016, Rod was on the front ensemble staff for the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps. He also served as Education Program Director for the Blue Knights Percussion Ensemble in 2015. Rod is a proud endorser of Vic Firth sticks and mallets, Remo drum heads, as well as Mapex and Majestic marching percussion instruments.



The broad harmonic language and effective use of ostinato create a solo that captures the dichotomy of youthful first love and tragic loss.
Duration: 6:00 | Level: Med-Advanced
$16.00
The broad harmonic language and effective use of ostinato create a solo that captures the dichotomy of youthful first love and tragic loss.
Duration: 6:00 | Level: Med-Advanced
$14.00
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