Will Miller – Drums & Percussion (Faculty Member Since 2021): After playing his first gig on drum set in 7th grade, Will Miller has never wanted to be anything other than a musician. Studying classical and marching percussion along with drum set all throughout high school and college, Will has learned to play and love every style of music. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Percussion Performance in 2012 from Appalachian State University under the direction of Rob Falvo and Rick Dilling. Will has performed in many variations of ensembles including orchestras, marching bands, jazz combos, wind ensembles, steel pan bands, bluegrass bands, and funk-rock bands. Since 2011 will has studied West African percussion and even traveled to Guinea, West Africa to immerse himself into west African drumming and dance.