Percussionist, composer, and educator Caleb Pickering (b. 1990) is a graduate of the University of Nevada - Las Vegas where he studied with Dr. Dean Gronemeier and Dr. Timothy Jones, receiving his MM in Percussion Performance. Pickering is also a graduate of Texas A&M University - Commerce, where he received his B.S. in Music Education. During his time at TAMU-C, he was a percussion student of Dr. Brian Zator. As a percussionist and educator, Pickering performs frequently in the DFW area, and has previously been a frequent performer throughout Las Vegas. Pickering has been a performer for a variety of companies, including MGM Grand Entertainment, Hakkasan Nightclub, Chateau Rooftop Club, Wine Amplified festival, and Taste of the Nation. Pickering's works are published through C. Alan Publications, Heartland Marimba Festival (coming soon), and via self publishing. Pickering endorses Salyers Percussion, sticks and mallets.