Dan Piccolo is a drummer, percussionist and composer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has performed, taught, and studied internationally during his twenty-year professional career.
Dan holds both a BM in Percussion Performance and a MM in Improvisation from the University of Michigan School of Music, and he began his doctoral studies at U of M in 2012. Since 2005 he has studied tabla in intermittent trips to Varansi, India, as a disciple of Pandit Kuber Nath Mishra. Dan performs regularly throughout the US and abroad in a wide variety of settings. Dan is also an active educator, teaching a broad range of percussion instruments in private and classroom settings. He is currently the director of the World Percussion Ensemble at the University of Michigan.