Eric Shuster holds his M.M. from Louisiana State University and
B.A. from Kutztown University, both in Percussion Performance,
and has attended the Berklee College of Music Summer Workshop.
His principal instructors include Brett Dietz, Frank Kumor, and
Will Rapp, with additional study under Jim Atwood, timpanist
with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. At Salisbury
University, Eric is a Lecturer of Music Appreciation and
Creativity and Electronic/Acoustic Music. In addition Eric is
the percussion instructor for the Stephen Decatur High School
Band and Percussion Ensemble (Berlin, MD) and maintains a
private studio. Since 2008, Eric has partnered with the Reading
Musical Foundation to direct summer music outreach programs to
underserved areas of Reading, PA.