Achievements

Doctor of Musical Arts, Image of Bob at Graduation
Boston University, Boston MA (2010)

Master of Music,
University of North Carolina-Greensboro (1985)

Bachelor of Music,
University of Northern Colorado-Greeley (1981)

Principal Teachers

David Hebert, Professor, Boston University

Gregg Carroll, Associate Professor, UNC-Greensboro

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Kent Williams, Associate Professor, UNC-Greensboro

Cort McClaren, Associate Professor, UNC-Greensboro

Darrel Goes, Associate Professor, UNC-Greeley

Leigh Howard Stevens, Artist/Performer, New York City

John Baldwin, Professor, BSU

Master Classes Image of Bob Playing Music

Keiko Abe, East Carolina Univ,1986

Gary Burton, UNC-Greensboro, 1986

Eddy Bass, UNC-Greensboro, 1986

Linda Maxey, Idaho State Univ, 1982

Mario Davidovsky, Univ of Michigan, 1981

Orchestral Performance Image of Camelia art sketch

Mallet Percussion,
California Wind Orchestra, 2004

Principle Percussion,
Camellia Symphony Orchestra, 2002

Principle Percussion,
Powder River Symphony, 1992

Section Percussion,
North Carolina Symphony, 1987

Section Percussion, Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, 1984-87

Section Percussion, Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, 1978-81

Choral Performance Image of Music Students

Musical Director, Quilters, Auburn CA, 2004

Musical Director, Emmanuel,
God Is With Us, 1993, 1994

Recitals

Multi-Percussion,
Yellowstone Baptist College Faculty Recitals, 1992-97

Multi-Percussion, Image of Bob with Mallets
Rocky Mountain College Faculty Recitals, 1989-97

Marimba, Advent Recital Series, Billings MT, 1989-94

Marimba, Lentin Recital Series, Billings MT, 1989-94

Marimba, Epiphany Recital Series, Billings MT, 1989-94

Percussion, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1985, 1986, 1987

Percussion, University of Northern Colorado-Greeley, 1981 Image of Bob Playing Music

Solo Performance

Marimba, Montana Day of Percussion,
University of Montana, 1995

Marimba, Northwest Percussion Festival,
Boise State University, 1993

Marimba/Drum set, Western Nebraska Community College, 1992

Marimba/Drum set, Rushmore Music Camp, SD, 1992 Image of OHC Clinics

Marimba/Timpani, Southern Baptist Music Week, Glorietta NM, 1992

Clinics/Master Classes/Workshops

Drum set, Folsom Middle School Jazz Band, Folsom, CA, 2004

Marimba/Drum set, Jesuit Senior High School, Carmichael CA, 2004

Percussion, Oak Hills Church, Folsom CA, 2002

Percussion, Sierra Mountain Music Camp, 2000

Drum set with Maynard Ferguson, Gillette WY, 1997

Percussion, Rushmore Music Camp, Rapid City, SD, 1992, 1997

Marimba, Colorado Day of Percussion, Denver, 1995

Percussion, Western Nebraska Community College, 1992

Percussion, Band Directors Seminar, Rocky Mountain College, 1991

Freelance Image of Bob Allen on Drumset

Drum set/Vocals, John Skinner Big Band 2001-Present

Drum set, Joan Rivers Show, 2008

Drum set, Don Rickles Show, 2007

Drum set, Jim Martinez, 2005

Drum set/Vocals/Arranger, Route 66, 1989-2000

Drum set, Roger Pemberton Tour, 1987

Percussion, Groucho, A Life in Review, 1987
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Drum set, Bert Massengale Big Band, 1984-87

Percussion, Shenandoah (show), 1977

Drum set, Dave Frizzel Tour, 1976

Drum set, Freddy Fender Tour, 1976

Drum set, Red Simpson/Rose Maddox Tour, 1976

HONORS AND AWARDS

Endorser, Ludwig Drum Company/Musser Instruments (1991-2007)

Artist/Performer, Percussion Events Registry Company (1994-97)

Clinician, Morgenroth Music (1993-97)

The Piston Stroke, PBS Television Special (1994)Image of Guitar Center Judges 2

MENC Idaho State Winner (1979)

Idaho MTNA scholarship winner (1978)

Related Experience

Ed Thigpen Tribute, Sacramento (2005)

NAMM Ludwig Exhibit, Los Angeles CA (1998)

Michael Cooper Celebrity Tennis Tournament, Albuquerque NM (1988)

New York Artist Guild Competition (1985-87)

Cathedral Of His Glory TV Show, Greensboro NC (1985-86)

Wesleyan Radio Hour, High Point NC (1985-86)

Performance References

Boise Philharmonic * Greensboro Symphony * North Carolina Symphony

Camelia Symphony * Sacramento Pops Orchestra * California Winds Orchestra

Powder River Symphony * Winston-Salem Symphony

Oliver * Charlie Brown * Shenendoah * Groucho-A Life In Review * Quilters

Buck Owens  Roy Clarke  Freddy Fender  Dave Frizzel  Rose Maddox

Red Simpson  Johnny Marshall  Lenny Bowman   Susie Arden  Johnny Mann

Tanya Tucker  Louise Mandrell   Shenendoah   Dianna Roane   Ed Thigpen

Jim Martinez  Steven Randall  Manuel Luz  Michael Beaman  Roger Pemberton  Johnny Crawford

Livey Freeman Gordon Groft  Jackie Greene Image of Bob Allen Playing Piano
Burt Massengale  John Skinner

Northwest Territory  Maynard Ferguson
Scatman Crouthers  Boxcar Willie

Thomason Brothers  Richardson Brothers
Allen Brothers  West 5th Ave

Don Rickles  Joan Rivers  Danny & The Juniors

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