Connor Willits, TYO Percussion Coach
Connor Willits is a Junior at Florida State University, majoring in Percussion Performance. At FSU, he has been a member of several ensembles, including the University Philharmonia Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, New Music Ensemble, and the “Mas ‘n Steel” Steel Pan Ensemble. As an undergraduate student, he has participated in the FMEA All-State Intercollegiate Band, debuted new compositions for chamber percussion at the FSU College of Music, as well as performed with the University Symphony Orchestra. Connor is also an active educator. With four years of private teaching experience throughout highschool, he has continued his passion for teaching at the university level through opportunities such as the FSU Tri-State Band Festival. His teachers include Dr. John W. Parks IV and John Evans.