Chris Nadeau is currently Adjunct Professor of Percussion at Front Range Community College, a Front Ensemble instructor for the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, and a battery instructor for Rise Indoor Percussion Ensemble. Chris holds a Master’s Degree in Percussion Performance from Colorado State University under the direction of Dr. Eric Hollenbeck, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Percussion Performance from Texas A&M University – Commerce under the direction of Dr. Brian Zator.
As an educator, Chris has recently served as a Drumline instructor/arranger for the Colorado State University Marching Band, Front Ensemble instructor for Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps, and Percussion Coordinator/Arranger for the Plano West School Cluster in Plano, TX.
Chris also works as an active percussionist performing around the country. He has played many groups such as the Lone Star Wind Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble, the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra, the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra and the Shreveport Opera. His award winning percussion duo “CAn-Duo Percussion” has performed as guest artists for the Southern California International Marimba Competition, the North Texas Percussion Festival, and the North Texas Keyboard Symposium.
Chris is a proud endorser of Salyers Percussion and Beetle Percussion.