Eric Brown is currently the Director of Percussion and Assistant Director of Bands at South Forsyth High School in Cumming, GA. Prior to his time at South Forsyth, Mr. Brown served as the Director of Percussion Studies at Lambert High School in Suwanee, GA. In his time at Lambert, the drumline was the WGI Percussion World Championships Scholastic A Class Bronze Medalist, three-time GIPA Percussion Scholastic World Class Gold Medalists, was a WGI World Championships Percussion Scholastic World Class Finalist.

Mr. Brown received his undergraduate and masters degrees in Percussion Performance from the University of Georgia and the University of Missouri-Columbia, respectively. As a student, he studied under Bill Bachman, John David, Tim Howard, Dr. Tony McCutchen, Dr. Arvin Scott, and Dr. Julia Gaines. Mr. Brown was a marching member of the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps as well as WGI World Class Finalist ensembles Pariah Indoor and Odyssey Percussion Theatre.

Eric’s past teaching credits include Forsyth Central High School, Young Harris College, the University of North Georgia, the University of Georgia, the University of Missouri, Odyssey Percussion Theatre, Gateway Indoor, Atlanta CV Drum and Bugle Corps, Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps, Colts Drum and Bugle Corps, and Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps. As a performer, Eric was a cast member in the XXXIV Superbowl Halftime show alongside Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton, and Phil Collins. Eric has also performed internationally in China and Italy.

Eric is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and proudly endorses Pearl/Adams Percussion, Zildjian Cymbals, Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets, and Remo drumheads. He currently lives in Suwanee, Georgia with his beautiful and creative wife, Tonya Mashburn and their dogs Wolfie and Noodle.