Instruments:
Drums, Percussion

Style:
Classical, Rock

Education:
Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance – Bowling Green State University
Master of Music in Percussion Performance – Bowling Green State University

Stephen Klunk is a percussionist and educator based in Northeast Ohio. His performance credits span a range of styles, including contemporary art music, orchestral percussion, and rock and metal drumming. Patchwork, Stephen’s saxophone and drum set duo, has commissioned new works from over a dozen composers, including Eric Wubbels, Osnat Netzer, Dan Tramte, and Nick Didkovsky. Formed in 2013, Patchwork has appeared in St. Louis, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, New York, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Toronto, and at music schools across the Midwest and Northeastern United States. Stephen holds a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University, where he studied with Roger Schupp. He has participated in master classes and taken lessons with accomplished artists Bill Bachman, Travis Orbin, Casey Cangelosi, Michael Burritt, Kevin Bobo, Aiyun Huang, Naoko Takada, and the world famous percussion group, NEXUS.