Brian Shank is a composer and percussionist whose work spans a variety of styles including contemporary-classical music, electronic and electro-acoustic music, jazz. His music has been performed by ensembles including the New Jersey Symphony and the Rome Opera Choir and recent commissions have come from the National Gallery for 21st Century Art in Rome, Italy, Juilliard Pre-College Percussion Ensemble, CreArt Box, and Tom Gold Dance ballet. He was a teaching artist with the Bridge Arts Ensemble bringing music to public schools in the Adirondack, NY region from 2015 to 2020. Brian holds degrees from The Juilliard School (B.M. Percussion) and the San Francisco Conservatory (M.M. Composition) and is a native of Saratoga Springs, NY.