Dr. Shane Mizicko, percussionist, is the Director of Percussion at Southeast Missouri State University where he teaches percussion lessons, percussion ensemble, steel drum band, marching band drum line and front ensemble, and percussion techniques for music education majors. Before joining the faculty at Southeast in 2005, he was the Director of Percussion at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago (2000-2005). Shane Mizicko's formal training includes: Northwestern University (DM), Indiana University (MM), and Kent State University (BM). Since moving to Cape Girardeau, Shane Mizicko has performed regularly with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra in Paducah, Kentucky, the Jackson Symphony in Jackson, Tennessee and the Cape Girardeau Municipal Band. Shane Mizicko is currently the secretary/treasurer for the Missouri Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society and is also an educational clinician/endorser for Pro-mark sticks and mallets.