Percussion Staff

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Marcel Barragan

Front Ensemble Caption Head / Arranger

Biography

This is Marcel’s third season as Front Ensemble Caption Head with the Watchmen.

His past teaching experience includes Martin Luther King High School, La Sierra High School, Moreno Valley High School, West Covina High School, Apple Valley High School, and Jurupa Valley High School. He graduated from Martin Luther King High School, and is the current Front Ensemble Caption Head.

Marcel’s marching experience includes the RCC Marching Tigers, Watchmen Drum and Bugle Corps, Watchmen Indoor Percussion, and the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps. His collegiate ensemble experience includes the RCC Wind Ensemble, Claremont Concert Orchestra, and the CSU Fullerton Wind Symphony.

Marcel currently resides in Placentia, CA, and is studying Music Education at CSU Fullerton under Robert Slack (Principal Percussionist for the Pacific Symphony). Marcel has had the pleasure to study under Jason Goodman and Steven Schmidt at the Riverside City College, and under Sandi Rennick, Lauren Teel, Brennan Davis, Stephen Symank, Chris McWilliams, and Brian Dinkel, through his years in the marching activity.