GRANT BUBAR: FRONT ENSEMBLE INSTRUCTOR
Grant Bubar is a freelance percussionist and educator based out of Tarzana, California and is thrilled to be joining the staff at DSP for the 2020 season. As an advocate for the education of percussion as a complete art form, Grant has enjoyed performing in, and teaching a wide range of ensembles of varying styles. Besides competing in WGI with Dark Sky Percussion (2017, 2019), Grant has performed with various other orchestras, wind ensembles, and chamber groups, including the West Coast Symphony and the TEMPO new music ensemble.
Grant also works as the percussion director for Canyon High School (Santa Clarita), where he instructs both marching and concert percussionists. Grant is currently completing his undergraduate degree in music education from Cal State Northridge and plans to pursue a Graduate degree in Percussion Performance after that.
Grant was a 2019 Dark Sky age-out and this is his 1st season instructing at Dark Sky.