ABOUT JEFF AUSDEMORE
Jeff Ausdemore serves as President and Co-Founder of Stryvemind.com, a revolutionary online music education platform that impacts students and educators around the world. This venture serves student musicians, music educators, and administrators in many capacities, including a world class private lesson faculty, educational consulting, as well as the Stryve Academy.
Previously, Mr. Ausdemore was the Director of Music at Grapevine-Colleyville's iUniversity Prep. Before occupying that role, Mr. Ausdemore served eleven years as the Director of Percussion Studies at Colleyville Heritage High School. Under Ausdemore's direction, the Colleyville Heritage High School percussion program gained national notoriety through chamber music, guest artist concerts of all genres, recitals, and ensemble competitions. Mr. Ausdemore also served as the percussion arranger and caption head for the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from 2006 through 2010.
Prior to his appointment to CHHS, Mr. Ausdemore taught at the University of Texas Arlington, as adjunct professor of percussion. In this role, Ausdemore served as the percussion arranger/assistant director of the UTA Marching Band, taught percussion pedagogy/techniques classes, assisted the UTA percussion ensemble, and maintained a full private studio as well.
Mr. Ausdemore's performance background includes section and solo performances with several orchestras, wind ensembles, and percussion ensembles throughout the midwest and southwest United States, including principal percussionist with the Texas Wind Symphony and principal percussionist/assistant principal timpanist with the Las Cruces Symphony.
In addition to teaching/performing, Mr. Ausdemore has composed/arranged, instructed and consulted with numerous international drum and bugle corps, college marching bands, and high school marching bands throughout the United States.
ProMark released the Jeff Ausdemore Signature Series snare drum sticks in the fall of 2009.