Ron Fink

Music listing
Ron Fink holds a masterís and bachelorís in music from the University of Illinois. Fink studied with Paul Price, Jack McKenzie and Al Payson while at Illinois. Fink taught percussion and bands at Northern Illinois University from 1963-64. He then accepted the offer to be the the first full time percussion instructor in Texas, starting at U. of North Texas in 1964, and spending 35 years there, until his retirement. He was a past vice president and board member of the Percussive Arts Society for approximately 10 years. He was also the percussion editor for The Instrumentalist for several years. As a writer and publisher, he has publications for drum set, timpani, snare drum, vibes, and mallet ensembles.

Fink was a former principal percussionist and timpanist with the Fort Worth Symphony, Opera, and Ballet Orchestras. He has done much freelance playing many groups, including his own bands. Although retired as Professor Emeritus, he is still active in performing with his Dixieland band, German band, and Jazz groups in the DFW area.

Many of his former students have distinguished themselves with University positions, Symphony positions, and as drummers with world class acts.


Title Genre Level Price
Anna (Vibes solo) Percussion INT $3.00
Chop Busters (For S.D.) Percussion INT $15.00
Christina (Vibe solo) Percussion EAS/INT $4.00
Drum Set Suite Percussion INT $8.00
Jill Anne (Vibes solo) Percussion INT $5.00
Linda Gail (Vibe solo) Percussion INT $3.00
Lori (Vibes solo) Percussion EAS/INT $3.00
Ruth Ann (Vibe solo) Percussion INT $3.00

© 2019 Really Good Music, LLC. All rights reserved