is a percussionist and teacher currently living in Corpus Christi, Texas. He has performed in a diverse array of musical styles, as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra member. He spent three years playing in the Grammy-nominated Honolulu Symphony, and has performed with numerous other orchestras across the country and internationally. He has played jazz vibes and marimba with the Rusty Burge Quartet and the Blue Age Jazz Ensemble. He has spent two months playing a Broadway musical (Footloose) in Atlantic City, and another two months in a tiny village in Ghana, West Africa, studying the music of the Ewe tribe. He holds the first Doctorate of Musical Arts degree ever awarded to a percussionist from Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, and he also holds a Bachelor's degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Dr. McClung is currently an assistant professor of music at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. He is on the faculty of the Hot Springs Music Festival and is the principal percussionist of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra.