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Robert BrudvigDr. Robert Brudvig is director of percussion studies and an associate┬áprofessor of music at Oregon State University. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in percussion performance from the University of Arizona, as well as a master’s degree in teaching from Portland State University, and a bachelor’s degree in music from Oregon State University.

An active performer, Brudvig has performed professionally with the Tucson Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Oregon Ballet Theater, Portland Opera, Arizona Opera, Oregon Coast Music Festival, Cascade Festival of Music and the Ernest Bloch Music Festival. He has performed throughout the U.S., including as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, as a member of the Orkota Percussion Duo, and as a member of Starfire – a trio of two harps and percussion. Brudvig’s international performance engagements have included tours of Japan, China and Germany. He has performed as percussion soloist with the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra, the University of Arizona Orchestra, and the Portland State University Orchestra.

Brudvig is a member of the Education and Pedagogy committees of the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) and is secretary of the Oregon Chapter of PAS. He is also a member of the Oregon Music Educators Association and MENC. In addition to his percussion duties at OSU, Dr. Brudvig teaches music theory, aural skills, applied lessons, percussion methods, and The History of Rock and Roll.