The FROG Project: Troy Pierce

Drummer/percussionist Troy Pierce was classically trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts. He later studied jazz at the Manhattan School of Music, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree the State University of New York Empire at State College. As a studio musician, he has contributed his drumming to over 30 albums and continues to record and perform with a wide array of musicians throughout the southeast. As an accompanist, he has served on the faculties of Julliard, New York University, NC of the Arts, Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, and Barnard College. He currently accompanies Rhymic Flow Yoga workshops at the Wilmington Yoga Center and at yoga centers across the country. As an educator, Troy has conducted master classes and clinics in elementary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities. Since 2001, he has taught privately out of his studio in Wilmington, NC.