Paul Buyer

Email:  pbuyer@clemson.edu
Phone:  864-656-3857
Website:  www.paulbuyer.com


Paul Buyer is Director of Percussion, Director of Music, and Professor of Music at Clemson University. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from the University of Arizona and his Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University.

He is the author of "Working Toward Excellence: 8 Values for Achieving Uncommon Success in Work and Life," published by Morgan James Publishing and "Marching Bands and Drumlines: Secrets of Success from the Best of the Best," published by Meredith Music Publications. He is also a contributing author to the second edition of "Teaching Percussion" by Gary Cook, and his articles have appeared in "American Music Teacher," "Teaching Music," and "Percussive Notes."

Dr. Buyer serves as a clinician/endorser for Vic-Firth, Remo, Sabian, and Grover, and is a consultant for Mike Balter Mallets. He is a member of the PAS Education and Marching Committees, the PAS Board of Advisors, and is Career Development Editor for "Percussive Notes." Connect with Paul on his website at www.paulbuyer.com.

Paul Buyer directs the following ensemble(s):