Director of Percussion

A native of Columbia, SC, Allison Schweickert graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2015 with a degree in Music Education and a Percussion Performance certificate.


In 2014, Ms. Schweickert received the Cantey Award for Excellence and was inducted into Pi Kappa Lambda, a national music honor society.


Ms. Schweickert also holds a master’s degree in Percussion Performance from the University of Wisconsin. While in Wisconsin, she was the teaching assistant for the drumline of the University of Wisconsin marching band. She also spent three summers with the Sound of Sun Prairie High School Marching band where her last two were spent as the percussion caption head.


While in Aiken, Ms. Schweickert served as Adjunct Professor of Percussion at the University of South Carolina Aiken for the previous five years. She recently completed a master’s degree in Education Administration from the University of South Carolina. Ms. Schweickert has been in the drumline of the Macy’s Great American Marching Band and has marched twice in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.


When not teaching or performing, Ms. Schweickert enjoys her kitten and two dogs, fishing, and teaching Pure Barre and Bodypump fitness classes.