Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 42 - Stephen Crawford

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Percussion Professor Stephen Crawford talks about getting the Temple College and Mary Hardin-Baylor jobs and how his responsibilities have changes over the years (02:35), some Spurs sports talk (50:10), growing up in (northern) North Dakota and the nature of Sports Fandom there (52:15), getting into percussion (01:00:00), a summary of his travels in high school and into Minot State University (ND) (01:05:00), his senior recital (01:16:25), grad school as a Wind Conducting focus, after which he teaches at Elmhust College (IA) and finishes grad school at UMKC (01:21:40), Kansas City Sports in the 1980s and 90s (01:26:40), nearly getting to conduct The Air Force Band (01:32:00), and settles in for some Random-Ass Questions (01:37:00).

Finishing with a Rave on the “Hit Parade” podcast (01:56:30).


Stephen Crawford's UMHB page

Stephen Crawford's Innovative Percussion Page

Stephen Crawford's Majestic Percussion Page

The Phoenix in Kansas City

Future Farmers of America

Populous Architecture Firm

UMHB wins National Title!

Brad Meyer

Todd Meehan

Tom Burritt

Allen Teel

Christopher Deane

Mark Ford

Boris Badenov from "Rocky and Bulwinkle"

Malaysian Airliner goes down

Terry Baldridge

Temple Symphony Orchestra

The Marriage of Figaro

Unbroken book and movie

Ivan Trevino

Sherry Rubins

Dirk Nowitzki

Kahwi Leonard

Haskell Harr's Drum Method

Michael Blake

Elliot Carter's "Saeta" and "March"

Thomas L. Davis

Mitch Markovich's "Tornado"

Paul Creston's "Concertino"

Mitchell Peters' "Yellow After the Rain"

Randy Hogancamp

Gary Hill


Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Joe Montana and Marcus Allen as KC Chiefs

Jimmy's Jigger (Kansas City)

"El Salon Mexico" - Aaron Copland

"Country Band March" - Charles Ives

Ian Finkel

Howard the Duck trailer

Dudley Do Right trailer

Patton trailer

The Godfather Saga trailer


Hit Parade podcast