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Pablo Rieppi
Pablo Rieppi




Pablo Rieppi (New York, New York) is a native of Uruguay and lives in New York. He is a member of The New York City Ballet Orchestra, Percussion Dept. Coordinator and Instructor at The Juilliard School, Preparatory Division, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Percussion at Hofstra University.

Rieppi is a regular guest with the New York Philharmonic and frequently performs with the Mostly Mozart Festival, the American Symphony Orchestra, The New York Pops, and the American Composers Orchestra, among others.

Rieppi was a member of numerous Broadway orchestras, including The King and I, Legally Blonde, and West Side Story. He has recorded many feature film scores, including Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, Salem’s Lot, White Noise, Gemini Man, The Brave On, The Alamo, The Good Shepherd, Il Postino, The Goldfinch, and Zoolander 2.

Past teaching appointments include Oberlin Conservatory, SUNY Purchase, and Columbia University. Rieppi has presented numerous master’s classes in percussion in the United States and abroad, most recently at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. He created Percussion On The Sound (POTS!) and is a faculty member of Percussion Conservatory.

Rieppi’s method book, Snare Drum Technique: Essential Basics for Daily Practice, was cited in the March 2015 issue of Percussive Notes as one of the 30 most utilized books. Rieppe’s accompaniments for the 12 Etudes for Snare Drum by Jacques Delecluse, titled Accompaniment Music for Solo Snare Drum, Vol. 1, are available through Most recently, 12 Modern Timpani Solos were released through Bachovich Publications, and videos of the pieces are available on the Percussion Conservatory platform, and numerous other performances and educational videos online.

Rieppi has a Master’s degree from The Juilliard School, a Bachelor’s degree from George Mason University, and an Honorary Doctorate in Music from Five Towns College.