Chris Hanning is a Professor of Percussion and Dean of the Wells School of Music at West Chester University, and is timpanist with the Bach Festival Orchestra of Bethlehem. Chris travels extensively to give percussion workshops, most recently in Indianapolis, Buenos Aries, and Costa Rica. He is a board member of the International Percussive Arts Society. A recent project included writing 20 short pieces of music with former NFL Films composer Tom Hedden for APM Music. APM produces music with commercial applications for the media and entertainment industry.