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Mel Mobley

Dr. Mel Mobley teaches percussion, music theory, and music composition at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He has been involved as a performer and/or composer with many contemporary music festivals around the country including BONK, FunNewMusic, and the SEAMUS Convention. Recent premieres include LK for the Sacred Heart University and a I saw a man… for Duo Per Se. His current composition work focuses on the combination of electronic audio, video and acoustic performance.


As a percussionist, Dr. Mobley has performed with groups as diverse as The Florida Orchestra and the I-Pan steel drum band. He is currently the principal of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Shreveport Symphony.