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Rick Drewry

Grapevine High School, The Cavaliers
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Rick Drewry is currently the Director of Percussion at Grapevine High School, Grapevine, TX, and the Front Ensemble Coordinator for The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps.

Rick has a M.M. in Performance from the University of Texas at Austin, studying under marimba virtuoso Dr. Thomas Burritt and Prof. Tony Edwards, principal timpani for the Austin Symphony Orchestra, and performed with the studio in 2016 as one of the winning ensembles for the Percussive Arts Society’s (PAS) International Percussion Ensemble Competition. While at the University of Texas, Rick had the immense honor of performing under the baton of Prof. Jerry Junkin for a total of six concert cycles as well as the 2017 College Band Director National Conference.

Rick holds a B.M. in Music Education from the University of Tennessee at Martin under the direction of Dr. Nola Jones. 
Rick’s marching experience includes The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps (2012-2014), performing with the ensemble in 2013 for PAS’s Marching Showcase Concert, and Music City Mystique (2014). Prior to his current teaching position, he has taught with fantastic programs in the Houston area - most notably The Woodlands High School. His greatest mentors (not previously mentioned) include Joni Perez, Susan Meyer-Patterson, and Erik Johnson.