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Taylor Poole is a graduate from Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA) earning her Master’s degree in Orchestral Percussion Performance under the guidance of Dr. Stuart Gerber and Charles Settle. Beginning her undergraduate career at the University of South Carolina with Dr. Scott Herring, she ultimately finished her degree at Georgia State University in Music Management with an emphasis in Marketing.

As a performer, she was an active member of the marching percussion world, performing in both Drum Corps International and Winter Guard International. Taylor was a member of the tenor lines of both Spirit of Atlanta (2011-2013) and Gateway Indoor (2013-2014). She is an active educator in the Southeast US having worked with various programs including Kennesaw Mountain High, Atlanta Corps Vets, Drew Charter School, Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps. Palmetto Percussion and Equinox Percussion. Outside of the marching realm, she attended the Chosen Vale International Percussion Seminar in Enfield, New Hampshire where she was asked to perform a solo work on the seminar's final concert. Most recently she performed in the Superbowl LIII Halftime Show.

When she is not performing or teaching, Taylor is very active in the marketing and entertainment fields. Her most notable and recent experiences include working with Rival Entertainment; as well as with The Recording Academy, the organization responsible for the GRAMMY’s. She served as the organization's GRAMMY U Representative, acting not only as a liaison of the organization as a whole, but as the coordinator of the area's surrounding College Campus GRAMMY U Ambassadors. She continues to work as an event assistant with The Recording Academy.

After recently completing her 200-hr Yoga Certification, she has further delved into health and wellness looking to combine music
and yoga to promote higher physical performance from performers.