Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 36 - Lauren Teel

University of North Alabama Adjunct Percussion Professor and Troopers Drumline Instructor Lauren Teel talks about her hectic work schedule (03:20), drum corps time commitments (20:45), dealing with being a young woman teacher in drum corps (31:35), The Wrecking Crew (GA) and The Hunger Games (36:20), growing up in the Dallas/Fort Worth area (44:55), starting summer Drum Line stuff in High School (01:03:00), going to UNT for undergrad (01:08:00), performing in India with A.R. Rahman (01:17:00), teaching high school and performing in GA (01:36:00), moving to Indiana for her masters and dealing with the cold weather (01:43:00), and handling some Random-Ass Questions (01:53:50).

Finishing with a rave on the documentary “Tower” (02:01:15).


Lauren Teel's homepage

Tracy Wiggins

Gene Fambrough

Megan Arns

Robert W. Smith

Tim Heath

Double Stop Percussion

Center Grove Bands

Josh Torres

Serial Podcast

Troopers Drum Corps

Allatoona Bands

Paul Rennick

Sandi Rennick

Mike McIntosh

Music For All

Todd Meehan

"Merlin" - Andrew Thomas

The Hunger Games Tribute Parade (with timpani)

Common Creation

Spirit of Atlanta

Nate Werth


Scott Mason

Amy Garapic

A.R. Rahman

Ed Smith

"Indifference" - Joseph Colombo/arr. Sammut

"Arabesque" - Claude Debussy/arr. Teel

"Carpe Diem" - Susan Powell

"Three Moves" - Paul Lansky

John Lawless

Scott Brown

"Reflections on the Nature of Water" - Jacob Druckman

"Chain" - Kazunori Miyake

Twister trailer

Tron: Legacy trailer

"Life Around Here" - James Blake


Tower trailer