Department of Music

Doug Rosener

Doug Rosener

135B Goodwin Music Building
(334) 844-3160

DMA – University of Colorado (Boulder), Percussion Performance

MM  – University of North Texas, Percussion Performance

BS – Penn State University, Music Education

Dr. Doug Rosener serves as Professor of Percussion and Associate Director of Bands at Auburn University. In addition to teaching the applied percussion studio, Dr. Rosener teaches courses in percussion literature, percussion skills, Finale techniques, and directs the Auburn percussion ensemble and Auburn University Marching Band drumline. During Dr. Rosener’s tenure, the drumline has been the subject of two separate features on, and both the percussion ensemble and steel band have appeared on Alabama public television.

An active clinician and performing artist, Dr. Rosener has presented clinics, masterclasses, and performed for high schools, universities, and professional organizations throughout the United States and abroad. He previously served as Principal Percussionist for the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Timpanist for the Sinfonia of Colorado as well as performing with the Colorado Ballet Company Orchestra, The Colorado Springs Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and the Columbus (GA) Symphony. He recently traveled with the Auburn University Symphonic Winds as a featured artist on a tour of Italy, performing solo marimba and multiple percussion works.

Dr. Rosener's previous appointments include Director of Percussion Studies at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and Interim Director of Percussion Studies at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. He has published several original concert percussion ensembles, indoor marching percussion shows, and concert percussion ensemble arrangements which are regularly performed by ensembles all over the world. Additionally, he currently serves as percussion instructor for the Macy's Great American Marching Band which is featured on national television each year in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Dr. Rosener is an Artist/Clinician for Vic Firth sticks and mallets, Remo heads, and Sabian cymbals.

Last Updated: June 18, 2019