STAFF

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Director:

Ron Brown

Assistant Director:

Brooke Bassinger

About Ron Brown

Ron Brown has been playing drums for several years. With an extensive background in music education, Ron is not only the Director of Carolina Storm Independent Percussion but is also the Lead percussion instructor at Mt. Pleasant High School in Mount Pleasant, NC and has served in this position for many years. Ron has served as Percussion Coordinator for Johnson C. Smith University ND and as Front Ensemble Tech for Fusion Indoor Percussion. He is also a member of the education team for VicFirth Drum Sticks. 

 

Ron has played professionally for many musical artists and groups such as: R&B sensation Shai, and Tamela Mann. He has also been a band member with smooth jazz artist Gabriel Bello, Natural Wonder (Stevie Wonder Cover band), T-Ran Gilbert out of Chattanooga TN, holy hip hop artist in the JustHis League, and recorded drum tracks for Korean Pop Artist JaeJoong. Ron has recorded Studio 5:13 as well as Illsonics Studio.

 

Currently he serves as Music Director for The Legacy Committee (Charlotte NC) and the drummer for country music singer Ryan Trotting. 


Ron is the Founder of Carolina Storm Indoor Percussion.

About Brooke Bassinger

Brooke Bassinger is a native of Concord, NC.

 

She has served on staff in front ensemble percussion for the Mount Pleasant High School Marching Band since 2017.

 

Brooke served as a member of the Central Cabarrus High School Marching Band in 2012 through 2016. Since then she has been in the position of Center Marimba with Fusion Indoor Percussion in the years 2016, 2017 and 2019.  In 2019 she also served as a Front Ensemble Technician for Fusion Indoor Percussion.