Roger B. Schupp is Associate Professor of Performance Studies (Percussion) at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts. Dr Schupp received the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree in percussion performance/jazz emphasis from the University of Texas at Austin.
A versatile performer in the areas of classical, jazz, and world music, Dr Schupp has performed in a variety of ensemble including the Toledo and Austin Symphonies, the Kansas City Civic Orchestra, Toledo and Austin Jazz Orchestras. He has performed and recorded with such diverse artists and ensembles as the Royal Ballet of London, Marvin Hamlisch, Tommy Tune, Bob James, Chuck Berry, Amy Grant, Clark Terry, Terrence Blanchard, the Hawk-Richard Jazz Orchestra, and the touring casts of A Chorus Line, Oliver and Monty Python's Spamalot. His playing can be heard on several labels including Naxos.
As an educator, Dr Schupp has presented clinics, master classes, and performances at numerous state, national, and international conferences. His students have established themselves as leaders in percussion world as university professors, professional performers and instrument manufacturers. Roger B. Schupp is an active member of the Percussive Arts Society. He serves on that organization's Contest and Audition Procedures Committee and is a Past-President of the Ohio State Chapter.
Dr Schupp is an artist/clinician for the Pearl Drum Company, Adams Percussion, Zildjian Cymbals, and Innovative Percussion.