Shane Gwaltney
Percussion Arranger/Caption Head
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Shane was a charter member of Music City Mystique from 1995-99, as well as a member of Street Beats 1997-03 which performed at The Percussive Arts Society International Convention and Modern Drummer Music Festival. Since his age out from Mystique, he has been an important part of Mystique’s personality. He has been instrumental in this group for 17 years thus far in his capacity as the Battery Arranger and Visual Designer. His innovative and trend setting musical and visual designs have become a mainstay in the WGI, BOA, and the DCI arenas.

Some of other the groups he has been involved with include Spirit Drum and Bugle Corps; Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps; Jacksonville State University Pasic Drum Line from Jacksonville, AL; Middle Tennessee State University Pasic Drum Line from Murfreesboro, TN; Tyler Junior College, from Tyler, TX; Choctawhatchee High School from Fort Walton Beach, FL; and Ooltewah High School from Ooltewah, TN just to name a few. He is also a proud artist and clinician for Innovative Percussion, Dynasty Drums, Evans Drum HeadsPlanet Waves, and Zildjian Cymbals.

In 2009, Shane joined an elite group of signature artists when Innovative Percussion introduced the Shane Gwaltney signature marching snare drum stick.

Shane currently resides in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.