Brad Clasgens has enjoyed percussion for more than 40 years. He started piano at age 8 and switched to percussion at 13. He attended the University of Mississippi on a band scholarship and studied percussion under Ron Vernon and Tony McCutchen.
He enjoys musical theatre, frequently performing with Grissom HS Fine Arts, James Clemens HS Theatre, and Huntsville Community Chorus. In addition to Redstone Brass, Brad performs regularly with Percussive Artistry and Twickenham Winds. He also serves on the board of the Huntsville Community Drumline.
He has enjoyed a long career in advertising and marketing, the past 15 years at WHNT News 19.