Adam Bruce is the percussion specialist for Union Public Schools in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As such, he teaches and oversees all aspects of the percussion program from grades 6-12. During his time at Union, the marching band has made multiple appearances in BOA Grand Nationals and Super Regional Finals. The indoor drumline has also made multiple appearances in WGI Regional and World Championships finals in Open and World class divisions. Previously, Adam held the percussion specialist positions at Western Heights Public Schools and Casady School in Oklahoma City.
As a performer, Adam has played with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Tulsa Symphony Orchestra as well as the Colts, Bluecoats, and Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. Adam has been a member of several DCI and WGI instructional staffs including The Cavaliers (winners of the 2011 Fred Sanford High Percussion Award), Crossmen, and Gateway Indoor. Prior to his involvement in drum corps, Adam was a student at the Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar.
Adam has a master’s degree in Percussion Performance from Oklahoma City University and a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Christian University in Instrumental Music Education. Adam lives in Jenks, Oklahoma with his wonderful wife and daughters. He’s an active marching percussion arranger, adjudicator, clinician, and consultant. Adam has music published by C. Alan Publications and Tapspace Publications. He is proud to be endorsed as an educational artist with Innovative Percussion, a Marching Artist with REMO Inc., and a member of the Percussive Arts Society and ASCAP.