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Aaron Tucker

Fossil Ridge High School
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Aaron Tucker is a percussion educator, designer, and audio specialist living in Fort Worth, Texas. He studied Percussion with an emphasis in Jazz Performance at East Carolina University. He has had the honor of learning from some world class educators, including Jonathon Wacker, Bill Bachman, Tom Hurst, John Campese, Kevin Shah, Wayne Viar, and Will Goodyear. He has performed all over the country with ensembles ranging from drum corps, to early jazz bands, and has had the opportunity to perform in Lincoln Center, and record for Sesame Street.

Throughout his career, Aaron has had the pleasure of working with percussion ensembles such as Palmetto Percussion, and drum corps such as Spirit of Atlanta , Blue Knights and Madison Scouts. In 2018, Aaron helped to guide Carolina Gold Drum and Bugle Corps to a DCA class A world championship and high percussion award as the percussion caption head and arranger. He is also the founder and former director of Alchemy Independent Percussion Ensemble. Aaron consults and designs for percussion ensembles all over the country. He has had the pleasure of working with BOA Grand National semi-finalists, DCI finalists, and WGI World Championship Finalists. He currently serves as the assistant director of percussion for Fossil Ridge High School in Keller Texas, and as the audio caption supervisor for Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps, and Indoor Percussion.

When he isn't teaching or writing, Aaron performs with a variety of musicians as a freelance drummer. He resides in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife, Ellen and his furry companions, Niko and Ollie.

Aaron is proud to endorse Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets, Ludwig drums and Musser mallet equipment.