Paige DeDecker, Operations Assistant
Paige DeDecker is a percussionist from Flower Mound, Texas. She is currently a graduate teaching assistant pursuing a Masters in Percussion Performance at the University of North Florida with Dr. Andrea Venet.
Paige graduated with her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2018. She studied with Dr. Dave Hall and was a member of the university’s percussion ensemble that performed at the 2016 Percussive Arts Society International Convention as a winner of the International Percussion Ensemble Competition’s Call for Tapes. She also participated in the Cornhusker Marching Band under the direction of Anthony Falcone and had the privilege of leading the Front Ensemble and Drumline as section leader during her senior year. Paige was a member of the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum & Bugle Corps Front Ensemble from 2014 to 2016, where she worked closely with Paul and Sandi Rennick. In both 2014 and 2016, the Drumline section won the Fred Sanford High Percussion Award.
Fueled by a passion for performance and administration, Paige hopes to perform in a chamber ensemble or work for a nonprofit arts organization upon graduation.