Dr. Kramer Milan
Kramer Milan is an active educator and percussionist throughout the United States. As Assistant Professor in Percussion and Music Technology at Boise State University, Kramer cares deeply about the responsibility to share his passion for music with the next generation of aspiring percussionists. He has won positions in both the Waterloo-Cedar Falls (Iowa) and Midland (Michigan) Symphonies 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.
As an advocate for new music, Kramer has premiered over 30 works from composers including Hannah Lash, James Wood, Krists Auznieks, David Biedenbender, and Molly Joyce. Kramer holds degrees from Yale University, the Peabody Conservatory, and Michigan State University. As an endorsed young artist, Kramer 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 2023. Outside of music, Kramer enjoys exploring the great outdoors as a four-season cyclist.