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Past Students

Former students from the UNA percussion program are present as prominent teachers, arrangers and performers throughout the Southeast.


Dr. Wiggins Former Students


Here is a sampling of positions that former students of Dr. Wiggins have held:

Assistant Band Director/Percussion Instructor - Minor High School

Band Director – Cordova High School

Percussion Caption Head - Americanos Drum and Bugle Corps
Assistant Professor of Percussion - University of Delaware
Director of Athletic Bands - Wake Forest University

Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Colorado

Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Oklahoma

Graduate Teaching Assistant - The University of New Mexico

Graduate Teaching Assistant - UNC Greensboro 

Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Alabama

Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Minnesota-Duluth 

Graduate Teaching Assistant - The Hartt School

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Middle Tennessee State University
Graduate Student - University of Maryland College-Park
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Truman State University
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Texas Tech University

Percussionist - Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra

Percussionist - Boulder Symphony Orchestra

Percussionist - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Percussionist - Florence Symphony Orchestra

Percussionist - Cape Fear Regional Theater 

Freelance Percussionist - Birmingham, Alabama

Percussionist – Fort Wayne Symphony

Semi-finalist– Belgium International Marimba Duo Competition

Band Director – Virginia Beach, Virginia

Percussion Instructor – Dallas, Texas

Percussion Instructor - Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps

Percussion Instructor – Houston, Texas

Band Director - Fayetteville, NC

Band Director - Bladen County, NC

Member - Quey Percussion Duo

Member - Vic Firth Education Team

Artist/Endorser - Innovative Percussion

Artist/Endorser - Sabian Cymbals

Extra Percussionist - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra 

Extra Percussionist - Florence Symphony Orchestra 

Band Director - Fairmont High School

Band Director - Jack Britt High School

Band Director - Carolina Forest High School 

Band Director - North Brunswick High School

Band Director - South Brunswick High School

Band Director - Carolina Forest High School 
Director of Percussion - Deshler High School
Director of Percussion - Decatur High School

Owner - Green Percussion Products 

Employee of Sweetwater Sound 

Professor of Percussion - National Conservatory of Music, Jordan

Principal Percussionist - Amman Symphony Orchestra, Jordan 

High School Percussion Ensembles of former students have been selected twice to perform at PASIC.

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