Paopun graduated with a Bachelor degree in Music Education from Chulalongkorn University and perfected his study at Mozarteum University (Salzburg, Austria) with Peter Sadlo, a world-renowned percussion soloist, where he also achieved his bachelor and master degree.
During his studies, he joined the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps (USA) in 2002, where he also won a solo competition held by DMC solo & Ensemble in Keyboard Champion (Marimba)”. He won several prizes from various competitions, such as International Marimba Competition (Austria, 2009), Marimba Champion of Thailand solo Contest (Thailand), and he achieved the highest score for the International Percussion Competition (Italy, 2016) Currently, Paopun is a percussion professor at the Faculty of Music, Silpakorn University and also the principal timpanist of the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, in addition to being a Yamaha artist.
-Percussion Workbook : Snare drum (book 1)
-Percussion Workbook : Drumline (book 1)
Other Percussion Artists
Nebojsa Zivkovic is recognized as one of the world's top marimba and percussion soloists and as one of the most unique and expressive artists in the field today. He tours Europe extensively, performs in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Russia, Latin America, Mexico, and annually in the USA. As a soloist, Zivkovic has performed with many orchestras around the globe: Stuttgart Philharmonic, Munich Symphonic, Bochum Philharmonic, Austrian Chamber Symphony, Hannover Radio Symphony, National Orchestra of Costa Rica, Minnesota Orchestra and many others.
Don Liuzzi was born and raised in Weymouth, Massachusetts, and completed high school at the Franklin Learning Center in Philadelphia. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan and his Master of Music degree from Temple University. Before joining The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1989, Mr. Liuzzi was a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony percussion section from 1982 to 1989.