Pablo Rieppi is a member of the New York City Ballet Orchestra and Department Coordinator and Instructor at The Juilliard School in the Pre-College Division. He is a regular guest with New York Philharmonic and has performed with numerous esteemed ensembles in a multitude of styles. Mr. Rieppi was involved in many Broadway productions, recorded numerous film scores, most recently Gemini Man and West Side Story, and premiered compositions with several ensembles.
An enthusiastic educator, Mr. Rieppi presents masterclasses abroad and throughout the United States and is Department Coordinator and Instructor at The Juilliard School Pre-College Division, where he teaches private lessons, presents masterclasses, and co-directs the percussion ensemble. Mr. Rieppi was recently asked to return to Hofstra University where he is developing one-of-a-kind percussion projects such as The Hofstra University Percussion Summer Seminar (HUPSS) and Percussion On The Sound (POTS!), two world-class programs for pre-collegiate students. Previous faculty positions include Columbia University, Hofstra University, and Purchase College.
Equally interested in composition and the development of pedagogical materials, Pablo Rieppi has several works available online, including Snare Drum Technique: Essential Basics for Daily Practice (cited as one of the 30 most used snare drum method books in the March 2015 issue of Percussive Notes), Accompaniment Music for Solo Snare Drum, Vol. 1 and Rhythmic Roots.
Pablo Rieppi holds a Master’s Degree and Professional Studies Certificate from The Juilliard School, and a Bachelor’s Degree from George Mason University.