Tony Oliver

Tony Oliver

Tony Oliver

Augustana College

Tony Oliver

Augustana College

Country:   United States Category:   CONCERT ARTISTS


Tony Oliverisapercussionist and educator based in the Quad Cities region of Iowa and Illinois. An active performer, he is a member of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, and he returns every summer to perform as solo percussionist and timpanist for the Lake Placid Sinfonietta, a professional chamber orchestra in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York. As an educator, heoversees all things percussive at Augustana Collegein Rock Island, Illinois, including classical and contemporary percussionlessons, courses for music educators, andtheAugustanaPercussion Ensembles.He hasdegrees from the University of Iowa (BM, MA) and the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University (DMA), where he was a graduate fellow. He is proprietor of Curving Walkway Publications, a distributor of his own and colleague’s works for percussion, and aregional education artist with Pearl/Adams percussion.

Tony's Gear

Adams Timpani

Professional Generation II, Hammered Copper

Professional Generation I, Hammered Cambered Copper

Professional Generation I, Hammered


Adams Keyboards

5.0 Octave Artist Marimba, Voyager Frame

5.0 Octave Artist Marimba, University Frame

4.0 Octave Soloist Xylophone

1.5 Octave Standard Chimes


Pearl Concert Percussion

36" x 18" Philharmonic Bass Drum w/ STBD36 Suspended Stand

36" x 18" Philharmonic Bass Drum w/ CBS36C Tilting Stand

14" x 5" Philharmonic 6-Ply Maple Snare Drum

14" x 8" Philharmonic Beaded Brass Snare Drum

16" x 16" Maple Snare Drum

Philharmonic Double-Headed Concert Toms (PTA)

Drum Sets

Pearl Vision, Champagne Sparkle

22" Bass Drum

12", 13", 14" Toms

Pearl Vision, Red Flame

20" Bass Drum

10", 12", 14" Toms


Pearl Hardware

Roadster Timpani Thrones

PMBDL3 Multi-Fit Bass Drum Legs

900 Series Hardware

S1030 Stands