Bojan Hoover is currently an instrumental music teacher at Rosemount High School in Rosemount, MN. There he directs the Rosemount High School Varsity Band, Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band Gold, team teaches the Minnesota State Champion Marching Band and teaches percussion and low brass lessons.
In the spring of 2010, Bojan graduated from the University of Minnesota: Twin Cities with degrees in music performance and music education. While earning these degrees, Bojan studied under renowned professors Fernando Meza, Peter Kogan, Phil Hey, and Steve Yeager, while working with conductors Craig Kirchhoff, Jerry Luckhart, Dean Sorenson, and Mark Russell Smith in the school’s top ensembles. In his final year at the University of Minnesota, Bojan was one of six staff members that helped coordinate the Marimba 2010 International Festival and Conference.
In December 2007, Bojan won the Missoula Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artist Competition and was awarded two performances with the Montana-based orchestra. In February 2008, he made his orchestral debut there by performing Ney Rosauro’s “Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra.” Since then he has maintained an active performance schedule both abroad and at home, performing locally with the Northern Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota, and internationally in percussion festivals in Germany and Costa Rica.
Bojan maintains a busy schedule teaching, consulting, and writing for numerous marching bands and percussion ensembles in the state, including ensembles at Anoka High School, Irondale High School, and the indoor drumline River City Rhythm. In addition to serving as the Secretary to the Minnesota Chapter of Percussive Arts Society, Bojan also serves on the Minnesota Percussion Association Board of Directors and organizes their annual Day of Percussion, which reaches an audience of 700 high school and college percussion students each year. In the spring of 2009, Bojan was voted the Minnesota Percussion Association “Instructor of the Year.”
Bojan performed with the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps in 2003 and 2004, The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps in 2005, 2006, and 2008, and with the Minnesota Brass Indoor Drumline in 2008 and 2009. He was crowned Drum Corps International World Champion in 2003 and 2006 and was awarded four separate Drum Corps International Individual and Ensemble Gold Medals in 2005, 2006, and 2008 in the categories of percussion ensemble (twice), multi-percussion solo, and keyboard solo respectively.