The Perfect Combination

Chops Percussion is an educational percussion company run by percussion educators, combined with the service and support of one of the nation's best school music dealers.

Full stocking dealer for:

  • Concert Percussion
  • Marching Percussion
  • Drum Set (educational)
  • World Percussion

The Perfect Team

Jeff Huffman (right) has become synonymous with school percussion in Indiana. Hes lead ensembles to multiple titles in various different percussion events. His college and DCI performing experience makes him well-rounded to lead Chops Percussion.

  • 15 years of percussion education/arranging experience
  • Staff member of 6 Indiana state marching band champions
  • Staff member of 3 WGI World Champions
  • Staff member of 3 State Indoor Percussion Champions
  • DCI performing experience
  • DCI staff member of a championship-level corps

Derek Felix (left) began his career at Chops Percussion after spending many years as a percussion educator in Indiana. He most recently handled all aspects of percussion in grades 6-12 at Concord Community Schools in northern Indiana. Derek is still an active musician, playing drum set across Indiana with various groups.

  • 11 years of percussion education/arranging experience
  • Staff member of 1 Indiana state marching band champion
  • Staff member of 2 WGI World Champions
  • Staff member of 4 Indiana Percussion Association State Champions
  • 20+ years of drum set performing/recording experience

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