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Troy C. Wollwage

Troy C. Wollwage

Yamaha

Troy Wollwage is the Department Manager for all things Yamaha percussion in the U.S. He has an MBA from Boston University and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Since starting with Yamaha in 2003, Troy has guided numerous product development activities and has managed over 50 events a year. He is an alumnus of the world-famous USC Trojan Marching Band and appeared in the movie “Naked Gun,” as well as numerous TV shows.

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In Part I of this article we talked about the preparation required for successfully hosting a percussion camp. Now let’s talk about how to promote it, and what you need to do the day

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Are you ready for the sounds of summer? Over 55,000 students and educators have participated in a Yamaha Sounds of Summer percussion camp. Enrollment for 2018 is about to begin! Many school music programs are in need of expert percussion instruction

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At some point during the school year, it’s likely that your high school or college drumline will get caught outside in the rain during a football game, a parade or a rehearsal. In this posting, we’ll tell you what

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Marching percussion is one of the most demanding categories of instruments in terms of equipment wear and tear. Because they are primarily used outdoors, well-tuned drums are necessary to allow the maximum projection of sound. In addition, a conscientious

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Congratulations! You landed your first job as a high school band director, a position that you’ve been preparing for ever since you were in your high school band. The principal wants you to revitalize the marching band program, and

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