Position: Adjunct Professor of Percussion
Nick Fox is an active percussionist and teacher, currently serving as Adjunct Instructor of Percussion at Bowling Green State University where he is pursuing a DMA in contemporary music. Fox received his MM in percussion performance from Northern Illinois University and a BM from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He has studied with Dr. Daniel Piccolo, Dr. Gregory Beyer, Tobie Wilkinson, Dr. Patti Cudd, and Michael Mixtacki.
In addition to teaching and solo performance commitments, Fox is also a founding member of the Altered Sound Duo, Undue, and Landlocked Percussion. Each of these groups focus on prominent contemporary chamber works and the commissioning of new pieces. Combined, these projects have succeeded in commissioning more than twenty new works from established composers as well as up-and-coming artists. While on tour, these groups have served as guest artists, providing unique performance and masterclass experiences at over twenty universities and various concert venues throughout the midwest/east coast. Fox has also presented solo performance tours, playing at six universities and several arts clubs. In recent years, he has performed with influential artists such as Jan Williams, Tony Arnold, Greg Beyer, Stuart Gerber, Tim Munro, Shara Nova, Dal Niente, Erik Griswold, Erin Rogers, and members of JACK Quartet. Fox has been awarded percussion fellowships at New Music On the Point Festival in Vermont for the 2017-2020 seasons and various grant funding to assist with the commissioning of new works, transportation to music conferences, and music festivals. As a committed new music activist, Fox continues to expand the percussion repertoire through commissions and collaborations with composers such as Matthew Burtner, James Romig, Kerrith Livengood, Jeff Herriott, and Christopher Burns.