Tammy Fisher

Bands / Percussion / Instrumental Music Education
242 Center for Fine Arts
(608)785-6725
tfisher@uwlax.edu

Biography

Dr. Tammy Fisher is the Director of the Screaming Eagles Marching Band (SEMB) and Symphonic Band.  In addition to these ensemble responsibilities she heads up the Percussion Studio and Instrumental Music Education Program.  She teaches courses in instrumental music education, percussion methods and conducting.  Fisher received the Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of North Carolina - Greensboro., a M.M. in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and B.S. in Music Education from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Fisher currently serves as Principal Timpanist in the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra. She has been a featured soloist with the LSO, several High Schools, and the La Crosse Concert Band.  She is an active adjudicator for the Wisconsin School Music Association, and is sought after as a clinician in the Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois areas. Dr. Fisher is a member of several professional organizations, including the College Band Directors National Association, MENC, and the Percussive Arts Society. She is a Past President of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society.

Fisher is a native of Pennsylvania, teaching instrumental music in the public schools for eleven years. In addition, she served as a percussionist with the 553rd Air National Guard Band in Harrisburg PA for nine years.