Music City Mystique/Synced Up Designs - United States
Shane was a charter member of Music City Mystique Indoor Percussion from 1995-99. He has been instrumental in this group for 23 years thus far as a member, Battery Arranger, Visual Designer, and Program Coordinator. His innovative and trend setting musical and visual designs have become a mainstay in the WGI Indoor Percussion, BOA, and the DCI arenas. Shane has arranged and worked with Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps, Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps, Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, Music City Mystique, Bangkok Society Drumline, Tyler Junior College, Choctawhatchee HS, Ravenwood HS, along with several High School and Independent Indoor Percussion programs across the country. His inspiration and motivation comes from the staff and kids from programs that allow him to be involved. He is also a proud artist and clinician for Innovative Percussion, Pearl Drums, Evans Drum Heads/Planet Waves, and Zildjian Cymbals.
In 2009, Shane joined an elite group of marching percussion signature artists when Innovative Percussion introduced the Shane Gwaltney signature marching snare drum stick, the FS-SG.
Shane is a member of GCGC Circuit Indoor Percussion Hall of Fame.
Shane is co-owner of Synced Up Designs. They offer custom or cataloged indoor percussion shows, marching band shows, and indoor winds shows.
Shane currently resides in the Nashville Tn area where he is a freelance arranger and clinician for indoor percussion and marching band.