Brian Marple

Adjunct Teaching Specialist

Brian Marple

Specialty: Percussion

Brian Marple is a versatile and highly skilled percussionist who got his musical start on the drumset at age 10. He studied for years with internationally renowned jazz performer Steve Grover before transitioning to classical music, studying both Western and Chinese traditional percussion. Today he is a percussionist of the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra. Brian earned his M.A. from George Washington University, and his B.A. from the Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures at Georgetown University.