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Bobby Lopez, Jr.

Texas State University
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Bobby Lopez currently holds the position of Senior Lecturer at Texas State University-San Marcos.  His duties include teaching applied percussion, percussion ensemble and percussion methods.  Mr. Lopez is an active educator, clinician, performer and adjudicator throughout the United States.  He received a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and a Master of Music degree in Percussion Performance from Texas State University.  His teachers include Dr. Norman Weinberg, Dr. Paul Bissell, Genaro Gonzalez, Jim Casella, Murray Gusseck, Dave Sankus, Jeff Lee and Scott Johnson.  Alumni of the DCI High Percussion recipient 1998 Santa Clara Vanguard and the 1999 DCI World Champion Blue Devils, he was awarded first prize for his composition Two Days in the 1998 DCI multi-percussion solo competition.  He has worked with several percussion programs including Georgetown High School(TX), Cedar Park High School, Revolution Indoor drumline, and the Texas State University drumline.  Aside from his duties at Texas State University, Bobby performs as a regular extra in the Austin Symphony.  He has also played with the Mid-Texas Symphony, Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, Austin Lyric Opera and Ballet Austin.  He is a published composer and arranger with Tapspace Publications and is an endorser for SABIAN Cymbals.