Percussion Coordinator & Arranger, Santa Clara Vanguard
Paul Rennick is the Percussion Coordinator and Arranger for Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps and the Principal Lecturer in percussion at the University of North Texas, where he has served on the faculty since 1991.
Rennick is a leading figure in the world of marching percussion and percussion education and has a long history of successful students and renowned performing ensembles.
PaulRennick.jpegHe has been a featured clinician and a guest artist worldwide, with appearances at National and International events for many top professional music organizations.
Since 1989, Rennick has written and designed the competitive shows for the 17-time Percussive Arts Society National Champion University of North Texas Indoor Drumline. He is also the percussion coordinator for the nationally recognized UNT Green Brigade Marching Band.
Before coming to SCV, Rennick served as the director of percussion for Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps from 2003 to 2010, helping to lead the corps to its three Fred Sanford Awards for Percussion Performance in five years (2006, 2008, 2010) as well as a DCI World Championship in 2008.
Paul was a design team member, music composer/arranger, instructor, and percussion manager for the Tony & Emmy Award-winning Broadway production Blast!.
Paul is also an active performer, appearing as a featured soloist with the UNT Wind Symphony on the DVD recording “Percussive Palooza,” and related showcase concert at PASIC 2008. He is also as a featured soloist on the University of North Texas Percussion Ensemble recording “Vespertine Formations” (2009).
Paul is an artist and product consultant with Dynasty USA, and helped design the new “Custom Elite” snare drum, released during the Summer 2012.
Paul is also currently an artist/clinician with Remo Inc., the Avedis Zildjian Co., Roland, Planet Waves, and a Signature Artist with Innovative Percussion, Inc.