Anthony Miranda is one of America's foremost proponents of the drum set as a multiple-percussion solo instrument, as well as an internationally known performer and clinician. In 1978, he completed a book entitled Eleven Solos for the Drum Set, published by Music for Percussion, Inc.
Since this publication Anthony Miranda has written and published several other works exploiting the drum set as a legitimate solo instrument. Some of those works have included Independent Motion, Collage, Polysonics and Suite for Unaccompanied Drum Set.
Mr. Miranda has also written and published several other pieces for percussion and percussion ensembles such as Inventions on a Polyrhythmic Motif, Displacements, Latina Pequena, Two Episodes for Solo Snare Drum and Percussive Personification, among others.
Anthony Miranda's commercial endeavors have included performances and tours with such artists as: Madonna, Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole, Tom Jones, Johnny Mathis, Englebert Humperdinck, Milton Berle, Patti Weaver, Michael Damean, Jim Nabors, Marvin Hamlisch, among many others.
Anthony Miranda maintains an active private teaching practice in addition to holding his position as Assistant Professor of Percussion at the State University of New York at Buffalo where he is the head of the Percussion department and director of the internationally renowned U.B. Percussion Ensemble.