Founder, Contemporary Percussion Concepts
Matt Weyer is the founder of Contemporary Percussion Concepts, an independent business offering lessons, classes, clinics, and other services in and around Knoxville, Tennessee. Mr. Weyer also directs the percussion studio at Carson-Newman University, and has taught as a percussion specialist and band director at many schools in Tennessee and Texas. A graduate of the University of Tennessee and the University of Georgia, Mr. Weyer is a proud alumnus of the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps of Toledo, Ohio. Mr. Weyer has served the Percussive Arts Society as a member of the Education Committee and has resources published by Tapspace Publications, Tennessee Musician, and PAS Educators Companion. Matt maintains endorsement relationships with Yamaha Percussion, Black Swamp Percussion, Vic Firth drumsticks and mallets, and Remo drumheads. He lives in Powell, Tennessee, with his wife and daughter.