David Robbins, a native of Evansville, Ind., received a Bachelor of Science degree in music education and a Master of Arts degree, both from Ball State University, where he studied with Erwin Mueller and Richard Paul. In addition to teaching at AU and Anderson Community Schools, he is very active as a freelance percussionist in the Central Indiana area. He currently serves as principal timpanist with the Anderson Symphony, Manchester Symphony, and Kokomo Symphony Orchestras, in addition to associate timpanist with the St. Luke’s Orchestra in Indianapolis. David has also performed with the Kokomo Park Band, Muncie Symphony, Ft. Wayne Philharmonic, Marion Philharmonic, Evansville Philharmonic, Carmel Symphony and The Indianapolis Symphony.

David is currently the drummer with the Phil Cooley Jazz Trio and America’s Hometown Jazz Band and is also the Xylophone Soloist with America’s Hometown Band. He has been teaching percussion at AU since 1998.

MA, Ball State University