Director of Percussion
Brad Samsen is from Toledo, Ohio, where he graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2015. While at BGSU, Samsen performed with the Percussion Ensemble, BG Philharmonia Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Concert Band and the Falcon Marching Band.
As a performer, Samsen was a member of Dutch Boy Drum and Bugle Corps from 2008 to 2009 and Legends Drum and Bugle Corps from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Samsen also performed with Legends Winter Percussion in 2013 and world-class finalists, Northcoast Academy Percussion Ensemble, from 2014 to 2015.
As an educator, Samsen was most recently an Assistant Band Director/Percussion Specialist at Roma High School and Ramiro Barrera Middle School in Roma, Texas from 2015-2019. Prior to moving to Texas, Mr. Samsen taught Notre Dame Indoor Percussion Ensemble in 2015, as well as Findlay High School Indoor Percussion from 2011 to 2015.
Mr. Samsen is very excited for his second year teaching percussion in the Seguin ISD Band Program.