Shane Holmquist is currently Assistant Band Director and Percussion Coordinator for Bartlesville Public Schools. His teaching responsibilities include beginning percussion classes, 7th and 8th grade band at Central Middle School, and high school percussion ensemble. He served as the band director at Belle Fourche High School in South Dakota prior to taking the position in Bartlesville where he directed the concert, marching, jazz, and pep bands.
Mr. Holmquist holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from South Dakota State University and a Master’s degree in Music from the University of Oklahoma. While at South Dakota State, he was a member of the Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, and the Pride of the Dakotas marching band and the Percussion Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Symphony Orchestra at the University of Oklahoma. He performed with the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps in 2010 and 2012.
Mr. Holmquist maintains a private lesson studio and has been active in teaching and arranging for several high school percussion programs in Oklahoma and South Dakota. While attaining his Graduate Degree he was a graduate assistant for the Pride of Oklahoma and taught the percussion methods class where he was awarded the Provost’s Certificate for Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching. He is currently the bass drum technician at Resistance Indoor Percussion.