HiHat, Inc. is the parent company of the Percussion Center, HPCustom Drums, and PC School of Music. As president, Donna overseas a business that includes a retail store specializing in drums and percussion instruments, manufacturing facility for custom drumsets, music teaching program and import division for drum pedals, stands and hardware.
One of only a handful of women business owners in the music retail business, she has taken on challenging business opportunities and turned them into success. She has developed a strong internet presence, established a growing email program, implemented band camps for children and adults, doubled the size of their teaching program, generated television, newspaper and magazine media coverage, and has spoken at the industry's national convention several times.
A member of the Five-Star Drum Shop network, the Percussion Center has been designated as one of North America's leading independent drum shops. The Percussion Center is the retail division selling musical instruments to drummers and percussionists of all ages and levels. The only specialty percussion store in the great Houston area, they have a staff of teachers for drums, keyboard, guitar, bass, and saxophone. Her mission includes having music available to young people to help them discover their musical abilities while developing a strong sense of self esteem and learning capabilities.
The Percussion Center is the organizing sponsor of the Texas BigBeat a drumming charity event that raises money for Cherish Our Children International and The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation.
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