Todd Meehan
Baylor University

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Todd Meehan
Todd Meehan is the Associate Professor of Percussion and Division Head of Instrumental Studies at the Baylor University School of Music. He has performed throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia as a soloist, orchestral, and chamber musician. Todd currently performs contemporary percussion chamber music with the Meehan/ Perkins Duo and is the Principal Timpanist of the Waco Symphony Orchestra. He has commissioned new works for percussion by composers David Lang, Paul Lansky, Tristan Perich, Charles Wuorinen, Jonathan Leshnoff, and Alejandro Viñao, among many others. He has released recordings on Cantaloupe, Bridge, Albany, Centaur, New World Records, and Physical Editions. He was a founding member of So Percussion and performed with the group from 1999-2003.

As an orchestral musician, Todd has performed as timpanist or percussionist with the Ft. Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Austin Symphony Orchestra, and is an alumnus of the Pacific Music Festival and the Round Top International Festival Institute. He is the founder of Liquidrum, a percussion company focused on performance, pedagogy, and percussion lifestyle. He released his first book, Percussion Accessories Vol. 1 — Method for Tambourine and Triangle, in May 2017.

Todd earned his Doctor of Musical Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees from the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin, and his Master of Music degree from Yale University. He performs on Pearl Drums and Adams Musical Instruments, Zildjian cymbals, Remo drumheads, Vic Firth sticks and mallets, Black Swamp accessories, and Beetle Percussion products.