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8-Bit Music Theory

Analysis and discussion of some of your favorite video game music themes; practical application of music theory in a compositional setting.

Adam Neely*
Music Theory/Composition

YouTube video essays/lessons/vlogs on music theory & composition that often employs pop culture references/humor. Deep, entertaining, and honest. Some content not appropriate for younger students.

Adam Tan
Keyboard Percussion

Adam Tan's "The Studio" covers a wide variety of topics related to mallet percussion. Includes performances, tips, product reviews, and more. 

David Bruce

Composer David Bruce produces videos on composition including analysis of existing pieces, tips/tutorials to improve your composing, and other video essays/vlogs.


Brad Frey provides score reductions and analysis of some of your favorite film scores.

Rob Knopper*
Audition Preparation/Concert Percussion

Tips on how to become better at auditions/handle performance anxiety. Relevant for percussionists as well as all other musicians. Most content is all-age appropriate; some videos have occasional alcohol references.

Stephen Taylor
Drum Set

YouTube drum set videos covering a wide range of topics; many lessons also have pdf's available. For more info, see his website: 


2021-2022 Academic Year
Student Performance
Virtual Performance

Weekly video releases of MHS/PVMS Bands & Blue2 Percussion & Winds

Mukwonago Bands YouTube, Instagram, & Facebook

September 17, 2021
Student Performance

MHS Marching Band
Halftime Show

Mukwonago, WI

September 18, 2021
Student Performance

Franklin Saber Marching Invite
Franklin HS
Franklin, WI

September 20, 2021
Rick Schadt Performance
Packer Game w/ Tundra Line
Lambeau Field
Green Bay, WI

September 24, 2021
Student Performance

Homecoming Parade & Halftime Show
Mukwonago, WI

October 3, 2021
Rick Schadt Performance
Student Performance

Packer Game w/ Tundra Line
Lambeau FieldGreen Bay, WI

October 28, 2021
Student Performance

WSMA State Honors Band
Overture Center
Madison, WI