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Bachelor of Music, Percussion – Youngstown State University

Evan McCreary is a December 2019 Graduate of Youngstown State University.

He earned his degree in Music Performance, and graduated Cum Laude, with a 3.55 GPA. At YSU, Evan has studied under the direction of Dr. Glenn Schaft and Ed Davis. He has served as principal player and section leader of the Wind Ensemble, Dana Symphony Orchestra and the Concert Band. Evan has also performed with Jazz Ensemble 2, Jazz Combo, The Marching Pride, Basketball Pep Band and the Percussion Ensemble. He has also served as the Vice President of the Youngstown Percussion Collective for two years and the President of the organization for one and a half years.

Evan is also a member of the Percussive Arts Society. While studying at Dana, Evan has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Ohio Music Education Association Conference, The International Horn Symposium, and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. 

Outside of school, Evan is the Drumline Instructor at Crestview High School, he has taught private lessons since 2018, and he has worked as a Drum Circle Facilitator for the Southside Fine Arts Academy.