Stephen Primatic is currently director of percussion studies at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah Georgia where he teaches percussion, theory, jazz, and music technology. Steve earned his Bachelor of Music in percussion performance from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA. He received his Masters of Music from The University of Miami, and his Doctor of Musical Arts from The University of Georgia.
In addition to teaching, Steve maintains an active performing career in the southeastern United States. He is currently principal percussionist with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra in Hilton Head South Carolina, a member of the Darius Rucker (of Hootie and the Blowfish) Big Band, and he also plays in jazz, classical, and theater venues throughout the region.