Dr. Patrick Roulet is currently the Director of Percussion Studies at Towson University where he directs the Towson University Percussion Ensemble and guides all aspects of the percussion program. His previous teaching appointments have been at Southern Utah University and Western Washington University. Much of Dr. Roulet’s career as a freelance percussionist was in Seattle where he performed regularly with the Seattle Symphony and recorded soundtracks for film and video. He has performed with orchestras and chamber groups throughout the United States including the Seattle Chamber Players, the Juniper Chamber Music Festival, the American Sinfonietta and the Cascade Festival in Oregon. As the principal timpanist of the Bellingham Festival of Music, he has frequently been heard on NPR’s Performance Today. He received degrees in percussion performance from the University of Washington (DMA), Boston University (MM), and the University of Michigan (BM). His teachers have included: Michael Crusoe, Tom Collier, Tom Gauger, Charles Smith, Salvatore Rabbio, Michael Udow, Larry Kaptain, Ken Harbison, Garwood Whaley and Randall Eyles. During the summer, Dr. Roulet teaches at the New England Music Camp in Sidney, Maine.