Wesley Denkins

Wes Denkins is currently working as a freelance performer and educator in eastern Kentucky. Having attended Middle Tennessee State University and obtaining his Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance, Wes had the opportunity of studying under the tutelage of world acclaimed Lalo Davila, as well as marimba virtuoso, Dr. Brian Mueller. Formerly, Mr. Denkins was the band director at Morgan County Middle School in West Liberty, Kentucky. At MCMS, he coordinated the beginning band program and developed the curriculum for use in his 6th-8th grade general music and music appreciation courses. Wes has also served as the percussion instructor at Montgomery County High School in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, where he led both marching band and concert band sectionals and taught weekly private lessons to percussion students.


Wes received his B.M.E. at Morehead State University as a student of Dr. Brian S. Mason and Dr. Matthew Geiger. During his time at Morehead State University, he was a member of the percussion ensemble, marching band, symphony band, jazz band, concert choir, as well as the Cave Run Symphony Orchestra. Being a student at Morehead afforded Wes the chance to meet and work with world famous percussion virtuosos such as Tim Palmer and Jason Huxtable of Maraca2, Patricia Islas and Doug Bush of Team Islas, Arthur Lipner, Keith Aleo, Casey Cangelosi, Anders Astrand, She-e Wu, and John W. Parks IV. 

Wes’ professional memberships include the Percussive Arts Society, the National Association for Music Educators, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity.

For more information about Wes, visit his website at: wesdenkinsmusic.weebly.com


A fun, Rock-inspired piece for five developing percussionists.
Duration: 2:30 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 5 players
$30.00
A fun, Rock-inspired piece for five developing percussionists.
Duration: 2:30 | Level: Med-Easy | Personnel: 5 players
$30.00
#TAPSPACE