Mr. Boyce holds a bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance from the University of Texas at Tyler, where he studied percussion with Drew Lang and Joe Ferraro. Fred is endorsed by Promark. He is an active adjudicator and drumline instructor, having participated in the Lone Star Classic Drumline Competition, Division I, as well as Bands of America, US Bands, and UIL band contests. He teaches private lessons at the high school, middle school and intermediate school levels. Mr. Boyce has had students who were awarded "Outstanding Soloist" at Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest plus numerous All-Region placements. He is a member of the Percussive Arts Society.