dpm_daveDP Music – Total Percussion was started by Dave Pickett as an outlet to work with students of all ages and ensembles skills to assist  them and help them to  improve on their abilities.

Dave has a Fine Arts Degree from Western Michigan University has been a member of the International Percussive Arts Society since 1981. He is also a member of the Vic Firth Education Team and the Guild of Professional Drum Teachers, and has been called on to judge percussion and full music programs for such organizations as DCI, BOA, USSBA, WGI Indoor Percussion and many local band and percussion circuits around the country. Currently (2016), he also serves as the Vice President of Percussion for the Michigan Color Guard Circuit.

Early grade students and school teachers, fun loving hobbyists and professional musicians all have called on Dave for his support and knowledge. Many have turned to Dave Pickett for not only percussion, but full band music arrangements or compositions exclusively for their bands, vocal groups and percussion ensembles.

By working with DP Music – Total Percussion you will grow as a musician in your knowledge of the wonderfully immense world of percussion, its music – and what it can be!

Corporate Sponsors – Endorsers for Dave Pickett
DP Music – Total Percussion

• Vic Firth Drum Sticks and Mallets
• Sabian Cymbals
• Dynasty Drums
• Remo Drum Heads & World Percussion