Paige DeDecker is in her fifth year as Director of Percussion at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated with her Masters in Percussion Performance from the University of North Florida in 2020 and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2018.
At UNF, Paige studied with Andrea Venet and worked as a graduate teaching assistant, instructing the UNF Drumline and participating in NuMIX, the university’s contemporary chamber ensemble. Paige is also a founding member of Flat Water Trio, a contemporary percussion ensemble whose focus is expanding the percussion genre by championing rising composers and commissioning new music. She was a proud member of the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum & Bugle Corps Front Ensemble from 2014 to 2016.