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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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Since marching drums are used in both indoor and outdoor environments, a well-tuned bass drum is necessary for the maximum projection of sound. Yamaha Sound Impact

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It’s always helpful to become familiar with every aspect of any instrument you play, especially if there is something that needs to be repaired. In this series of “Anatomy” postings, we explore the components of various instruments.   Timpani (sometimes known

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For more than three decades, Yamaha timpani have been widely used by ensembles of all shapes and sizes in venues from concert halls to football fields. While various options have changed over time, a number of player-oriented features introduced by

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The process of purchasing timpani for your music program may seem like a difficult undertaking for many different reasons. For one thing, it’s a major investment. In addition, these large percussion instruments take up a lot of floor space

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It’s always helpful to become familiar with every aspect of any instrument you play, especially if there’s something that needs to be repaired. In this series of “Anatomy” postings, we explore the components of various instruments.   The vibraphone (also known

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