Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 126 - Tammy Fisher

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Marching Band Director and Percussion Instructor Tammy Fisher stops by to talk about her various work activities and the local importance of Oktoberfest (01:45), growing up in Western Pennsylvania and going to nearby Clarion University (PA) for undergrad (31:30), her years with National Guard Reserves and teaching high school (51:40), her time at UNC Greensboro doing her doctorate (01:02:25), and withstands the Random Ass Questions (01:19:15).

Finishing with a Rave on Eyes on the Prize (01:35:30).


Tammy Fisher’s UW-LaCrosse page

Oktoberfest U.S.A.

Cort McClaren

“Hey Baby” for Marching Band

“Crazy Train” for Marching Band

Rubank Band Method

Ted Reed’s Syncopation

Larry Wells

Clarion University ends music department

“Flight” - Claude T. Smith

Jack Stamp

Gary Olmstead

John Locke

Patty Sink

Maribeth Yoder-White

UNCG Summer Music Camp

Randy Kohlenberg

Ed Bach

Immaculate Reception

100-Year Game Commercial

Lynn Swann

“You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch”

“Thriller” - Michael Jackson

Requiem - Mozart

The Frozen Cathedral - John Mackey

October - Eric Whitacre


Eyes on the Prize trailer