Kevin Shah is an active designer and educator in the the world of the marching arts. As a composer for winds and percussion, Kevin owns and operates projectRISEmusic.com which features many of his works for marching band and percussion ensemble. Kevin is very involved with indoor Percussion and is currently the Front Ensemble Designer for the Broken City Percussion (2019 WGI Independent World Gold Medalist), Arcadia High School (2019 WGI Scholastic World Silver Medalist), and Vista Murrieta High School (2019 SCPA Scholastic World Bronze Medalist). Kevin also serves on both the WGI Board of Directors and Percussion Steering Committee. Kevin holds a B.M. in percussion performance from UCLA where he studied with Mitchell Peters, and an M.M. in percussion performance from the Juilliard School of Music where he studied with Greg Zuber, Daniel Druckman, Gordon Gottlieb, Joseph Pereira, and Roland Kohloff. Kevin has performed with the Metropolitan Opera, the Pacific Symphony, and has traveled to Europe, South Korea, Japan, and Australia while performing with the UBS Verbier Festival Orchestra. Kevin is a Yamaha Performing Artist.