- Famed Drummer, John Riley, comes to the FFSoM!
- Trevor Barroero is the new Principle Percussionist with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
- Junior Percussionist, Claire Thorpe, front line percussion with DCI 2018 Champions, Santa Clara Vanguard!
- DMA Percussionist, Michael Pratt wins FFSoM Concerto Competition!
- Dr. Morris Palter at PASIC 2016