Kramer Milan is an active educator and percussionist throughout the United States. recently appointed as professor of percussion at the University of Northern Iowa, Kramer cares deeply about the responsibility to share his passion for music with the next generation of aspiring percussionists. He holds the Principal Percussion position in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony and is a member of the percussion Chamber Group, The Percussion Collective. His wide experience ranges from performances with Aretha Franklin to the American Brass Quintet. As an advocate for new music, Kramer has premiered over 20 works from composers including Hannah Lash, James Wood, Krists Auznieks, David Biedenbender, and Drew Worden. Kramer holds degrees from Yale University, the Peabody Conservatory, and currently is a D.M.A. candidate at Michigan State University. As an endorsed young artist, Kramer performs exclusively with Vic Firth drumsticks, Zildjian Cymbals, Pearl/Adams percussion products, Evans Drumheads, and Black Swamp Percussion Accessories. Kramer will publish his first book on percussion history and pedagogy under Apaka Music in December of 2019.
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