Associate Professor Scott Cameron has been Director of Percussion Studies at Missouri State since 1985. His duties at Missouri State include private instruction in all areas of percussion, conducting the Percussion Ensemble and the Island Breeze Steel Band and teaching a percussion methods course. Dr. Cameron is the principal percussionist with the Springfield Symphony and former timpanist of the Springfield Regional Opera. He is a member of MENC and the Percussive Arts Society, and is an active performer, adjudicator, and clinician. Dr. Cameron has also taught percussion at Evangel University in Springfield and was the percussion instructor at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces prior to his position at Missouri State.