Ross Hussong is a percussionist from Clearwater Florida. Currently based in Tallahassee FL, Ross is a percussion performance major at Florida State University where he has been fortunate enough to study with Dr. Tyler Tolles, and Dr. John W. Parks IV. Ross maintains an active performing schedule with the FSU Wind Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, and University Symphony Orchestra, giving world premier performances with all these groups. As an educator Ross has worked as the drumline instructor for the Lincoln High School marching band. Outside of school Ross seeks out educational opportunities including the Leigh Howard Stevens Summer Marimba Seminar, and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. Ross’ interests range from orchestral percussion, contemporary and chamber repertoire, and jazz.