- Louisiana State University, MM, Percussion Performance, 2010
- Kutztown University, BA, Music: Percussion Performance, 2008
Eric Shuster is a percussionist and director of the Salisbury University Percussion Ensemble. He often collaborates with composers and artists to create new work; sometimes projects that exist between music, theatre, dance, and visual art.
Shuster, Eric T. (2020) COVID-19 and a Look to the Past. Rhythm Scene, the official blog of the Percussive Arts Society.
Shuster, Eric T. (2010) The Secret Behind Herbert Brün's 'Moody Moments' for Solo Timpani: A Revolutionary Approach. vol. 48. no. 4. pp. 44-48. Percussive Notes.
Fall 2020MUSA 103 Chamber Music Ensembles (Fall 2020)MUSA 138 Applied Music I (Fall 2020)MUSA 139 Applied Music II (Fall 2020)MUSA 238 Applied Music III (Fall 2020)MUSA 239 Applied Music IV (Fall 2020)MUSA 338 Applied Music V (Fall 2020)MUSA 339 Applied Music VI (Fall 2020)MUSA 390 Applied Study (Fall 2020)MUSA 391 Performance Class (Fall 2020)MUSA 438 Applied Music VII (Fall 2020)MUSA 439 Applied Music VIII (Fall 2020)MUSC 203 Theory I (Fall 2020)MUSC 320 Music Video (Fall 2020)Spring 2021MUSA 103 Chamber Music Ensembles (Spring 2021)MUSA 138 Applied Music I (Spring 2021)MUSA 139 Applied Music II (Spring 2021)MUSA 238 Applied Music III (Spring 2021)MUSA 239 Applied Music IV (Spring 2021)MUSA 338 Applied Music V (Spring 2021)MUSA 339 Applied Music VI (Spring 2021)MUSA 390 Applied Study (Spring 2021)MUSA 391 Performance Class (Spring 2021)MUSA 438 Applied Music VII (Spring 2021)MUSA 439 Applied Music VIII (Spring 2021)MUSC 204 Theory II (Spring 2021)MUSC 306 Music History II (Spring 2021)
- Grants and Sponsored ResearchFulton Faculty Grant, Fulton School of Liberal Arts
Fulton Public Humanities Grant, Fulton School of Liberal Arts
- Artistic Highlights
- Service Activities and Community Relations
Salisbury Percussion Festival (SPF) - 3-day festival featuring guest artists, faculty, and student performances as well as world premieres of new works for percussion. Annually in early April.
Friday Drums - Partnership and concert between the UMBC and Salisbury University Percussion Ensembles. Annually in early November, alternating hosts each year.
New Works for Percussion - Commission project by the Salisbury University Percussion Ensemble with emerging composers to broaden the ever-expanding percussion repertoire. Annual project with new commissions premiered at the Salisbury Percussion Festival in April.
- External Collaboration Highlights
New Works for Percussion
Prussian Blue (2019) by Quinn Collins
Good Work (2018) by Carolyn Chen
No Sense of Scale (2017) by Matt Wellins
40-Grit (2013) by Jerry Tabor
- Press Releases
SU Celebrates Fulton School Faculty Successes
Thursday, May 21, 2020
SU's Shuster Attends Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival
Friday, August 12, 2016
'New Music Salisbury' Concert Scheduled Thursday, May 1
Monday, April 28, 2014
SU Percussion Ensemble Performs Friday, April 11
Friday, April 04, 2014
SU World Percussion Ensemble, MPSteel Perform Monday, November 26
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
SU Composers Showcase 'New Music Salisbury' Monday, May 9
Friday, May 06, 2011
- Grants and Sponsored Research