Chandler Teague, Class of 1974

Principal Timpanist and Percussionist of the Shreveport Symphony, Longview Symphony, Opera East Texas, Chandler was the timpanist of the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria for 13 summers, and has for 19 years performed with the Breckinridge Music Festival.

He has performed with the St. Louis Symphony, touring Broadway shows, has been featured in timpani and percussion concertos, and as hand drum soloist in a performance of Ravi Shankar's Concerto #1 for Sitar and Orchestra. He has performed recitals with his wife, Janis, and his father, William Teague,and works regularly in a jazz trio.

Chandler received the 2008 Music Fellowship Award from the Shreveport Regional Arts Council, and teaches percussion at Centenary College of Louisiana and Grambling State University.

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