Paul Rennick is a Principal Lecturer in percussion at the University of North Texas where he
has served on the faculty since 1991. Paul is a leading figure in the world of marching
percussion and percussion education, with a long history of successful students and renowned
performing ensembles. He has been a featured clinician and guest artist worldwide, with
appearances at National and International events for many top professional music organizations.
Since 1989 Paul has written and designed the competitive shows for the 17-time Percussive Arts
Society National Champion University of North Texas Indoor Drumline. He is also the
percussion coordinator for the Nationally recognized UNT Green Brigade Marching Band.
Paul served as the director of percussion for the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps from
2003-2010, winning the Drum Corps International Fred Sanford Award for Percussion
Performance in 2006, 2008, and 2010, and the DCI Championship in 2008. Currently, Paul is
the percussion coordinator and arranger for the Santa Clara Vanguard (Santa Clara, CA) and
Troopers (Casper, WY) Drum & Bugle Corps.
From 1999-2003, Paul was a design team member, music composer/arranger, instructor, and
percussion manager for the Tony & Emmy Award-winning Broadway production "Blast!," which
premiered in London, England, and toured throughout the U.S. and Japan.
Paul appeared as a featured soloist with the UNT Wind Symphony on the DVD recording
"Percussive Palooza," and related showcase concert at PASIC 2008. Paul is also a featured
soloist on the UNT Percussion Ensemble recording "Vespertine Formations," performing his
composition "Slopes." In 2013, he was a featured soloist with the UNT Concert Band
performing the percussion concerto "Drum Music" by John Mackey. Paul has many
compositions and arrangements published by Drop6 Media and Innovative Percussion.
Paul is currently an artist and product consultant with Dynasty USA, a Signature Artist with
Innovative Percussion, Inc., and an artist/clinician with Remo, Inc., the Avedis Zildjian Co., and