RAYNOR CARROLL joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as Co-Principal Percussionist/Timpanist in the 1983/84 season. In addition to his performances at Los Angeles Philharmonic concerts, Carroll participates in the LA Phil’s Green Umbrella and Chamber Music series.
In addition to performing, Carroll is an active teacher/clinician on timpani, percussion, and West African drumming. He taught for nearly 20 years at his alma mater, California State University Los Angeles, and has taught at the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles Music Academy, and California State University Long Beach. Mr. Carroll currently also teaches at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Mr. Carroll is the founder and owner of Batterie Music, a publishing company specializing in music for the symphonic percussionist. His highly acclaimed timpani method “Exercises, Etudes and Solos for the Timpani” and the multi-volume orchestral repertoire series are among his published works. For information about Raynor Carroll’s “Music for the Symphonic Percussionist” series, please visit www.batteriemusic.com.