Roger is an active member of the Percussive Arts Society and serves as a member of that organization's Contest and Audition Procedures Committee. Dr. Schupp is an artist/clinician for the Pearl Drum Company, Innovative Percussion, Zildjian Cymbals, and the Latin Percussion Music Group.
A versatile performer in the areas of classical, jazz and world music, Dr. Schupp has performed in a variety of ensembles including the Toledo and Austin Symphonies, the Kansas City Civic Orchestra, Toledo and Austin Jazz Orchestras. He has performed and recorded with such diverse artists and ensembles as the Royal Ballet of London, Marvin Hamlisch, Tommy Tune, Bob James, Chuck Berry, Amy Grant and the Broadway touring cast of "A Chorus Line." His playing can be heard on labels such as RCA, CBS, MCA, Sony, and SeaBreeze and recent CD releases by the Hawk-Richard Jazz Orchestra, the Toledo Jazz Orchestra, Three and One, and guitarist Chris Buzzelli.
Roger B. Schupp is the Director of Percussion Studies and Associate Professor of Performance Studies at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts. Dr. Schupp received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Music Performance from Central Missouri State University and the Doctor of Musical arts (DMA) in percussion performance/jazz emphasis from the University of Texas at Austin.