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Emily Salgado


(b. 1994) Emily Salgado is a percussionist, conductor, and music educator currently living in Ann Arbor, MI.

Emily recently graduated from Florida State University with her M.M. in Percussion Performance. She has had the privilege of performing and premiering works with various ensembles such as the National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan, Catch XXII Duo, and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra.


Along with percussion, Emily has also had various opportunities in the field of conducting. She has conducted wind bands, orchestras, and marching bands along with various chamber groups. Emily marched with the drum and bugle corps Carolina Crown based out of Fort Mill, SC where she was the assistant drum major for the 2015 season and the head drum major for her age-out season in 2016.

In the summer of 2017, Emily formed Catch XXII Duo with her friend and colleague Layne Mauldin. They are currently working on The Trevino Project, a multi year endeavor that will result in a comprehensive collection of composer Ivan Trevino’s percussion duets. Additionally, they are planning various performances throughout the upstate of South Carolina in the coming year.

Emily is currently pursuing her D.M.A. in percussion performance at the University of Michigan with Doug Perkins. Her principal teachers include Doug Perkins, Ian Antonio, Tom Sherwood, Jeremy Epp, John Parks IV,  Omar Carmenates, and Justin Watt.

Emily proudly a Malletech Performing Artist.

Layne Mauldin


Layne Mauldin is an active educator and performer based in Greenville, SC. 


Layne currently serves as Adjunct Percussion Instructor at Clemson University, where she teaches applied lessons in all areas of percussion and assists with the percussion ensemble.  She is also the Director of Percussion at Legacy Early College Elementary School in Greenville, where she teaches world percussion to second through fourth grades and directs the honors percussion ensemble.  She actively composes pieces that her percussion ensemble performs and frequently collaborates with the string and choir directors at her school, providing her students with well-rounded experiences as performers.  Additionally, she serves on faculty at DRUM Percussion Studio, where she teaches private lessons, world percussion classes, and assists with the percussion ensemble.  

In 2017, she formed Catch 22 Duo with her friend and colleague Emily Salgado. They are currently working on The Trevino Project, a multi-year endeavor that will result in a comprehensive collection of composer Ivan Trevino’s percussion duets.  Their inaugural performance took place in December of 2018 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Layne received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Clemson University in 2012 and went on to receive her Master of Music degree from the Ohio State University in 2014.  She has studied percussion with Susan Powell, Joseph Krygier, Paul Buyer, Mark Spede, and Bill Stowe.  


Layne is an active member of the Percussive Arts Society, serving the South Carolina chapter as the Communications Officer.  She proudly endorses Artifact Percussion.

Check out her website at: Layne Mauldin Percussion

Production Team

Mary Lindsey (audio engineer)


(b. 1995) Mary Lindsey is an audio engineer, composer, and percussionist currently living in Nashville, TN.

Mary graduated from Furman University in Greenville with her BA in Music with a minor in Ancient Greek and Roman studies in May of 2018. While at Furman, she had the privilege to record concerts and recitals in Furman’s Daniel Recital Hall, including the Furman Jazz Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble. She was able to act as lead engineer for many guest artist concerts including, Third Coast Percussion, Sandbox Percussion, Hypercube, The Mande Strings, and the Greenville Jazz Collective. She also acted as the music department’s music technology Teaching Assistant (TA).

Along with audio engineering, Mary had opportunities to perform with the Furman Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Paladin Regiment.

Outside of Furman, Mary was an Audio Engineering Intern with The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps based out of Allentown, PA for the 2017 and Audio Engineer for the 2018 season. She was also the Sound Designer for the Sycamore High School War Eagle Band, the US Bands Class AAA Open Southern State Champions in the 2017 season. US Bands Class AAAA Open Southern State Champions in the 2018 season. She was also the Sound Designer for their 2019 program.

Mary is pursuing her master's degree in audio engineering at Belmont University and is the Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) in the Laboratory of Audio for Interactive Media. Mary is expected to graduate in August 2020.

Check out her website at: Mary Lindsey Audio

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