Paul Rennick is a Lecturer in the Percussion Department of the University of North Texas, as well as a newly appointed Program Designer and Arranger for the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps. Having taught, written, and arranged for many of the most successful percussion ensembles in the country, Paul is recognized as a leader in the field of marching percussion. He has been a featured clinician at many Percussive Arts Society International Conventions, Percussive Arts Society State Conventions, and Music Educators Association Conventions.
Paul teaches applied lessons, percussion arranging, and is the director and arranger for the Contemporary-Pop Percussion Ensemble, which has featured some of the world's most renowned percussionists as guest artists. Since 1989 Paul has written and designed the shows for the 13-time PAS National Champion University of North Texas Indoor Drumline. He has also been percussion arranger and caption head for the Concord Blue Devils, Sky Ryders, Velvet Knights, and Carolina Crown Drum & Bugle Corps, as well as the former director of percussion for the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps.
Paul was a design team member, music composer/arranger, instructor, and percussion manager for the Tony & Emmy Award winning production Blast!, currently on tour throughout the U.S. and Japan. He was also a musical arranger for the Conrad Jupiter’s Hotel Casino in Gold Coast, Australia, and directs the percussion troupe Stickworks which has performed throughout Australia and currently in the U.S.
An active arranger and instructor for schools across the United States and Canada, his credits include numerous P.A.S., W.G.I., B.O.A., and MACDBA National Championships. Paul is currently on staff as a National Artist/Clinician with Dynasty USA, Remo Inc., the Avedis Zildjian Co., and a Signature Artist with Innovative Percussion. He is also a member of the P.A.S. Marching Committee, and has many percussion ensemble works published through Drop 6 Media.