Prof. Kramer Milan 
As Instructor of Percussion at the University of Northern Iowa, Kramer Milan cares deeply about the responsibility to share his passion for music with the next generation of aspiring percussionists. He holds the Principal Percussion position in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony and is a member of the percussion chamber group, The Percussion Collective. His wide experience ranges from performances with Aretha Franklin to the American Brass Quintet. Kramer holds degrees from Yale University, the Peabody Conservatory, and is a D.M.A. candidate at Michigan State University. He performs exclusively with Vic Firth drumsticks, Zildjian Cymbals, Pearl/Adams percussion products, Evans Drumheads, and Black Swamp Percussion Accessories. Kramer will publish his first book on percussion history and pedagogy under Apaka Music in 2020. For more information, visit

D.M.A - Michigan State University (candidate)
M.M.A.- Yale University School of Music
M.M.- Yale University School of Music
B.M.- The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University