Percussion: Bryan Nungaray
Bryan Nungaray is currently one of the most active educators in the realm of marching arts, assuming the roles of instructor, arranger, and designer for several groups in the state of California. Those groups include the 2019 WGI Percussion Scholastic World Finalist, the 2019 SCPA Percussion Scholastic Concert A Silver Medalist, and the 2018 SCSBOA 6A Finalist Etiwanda High School from Rancho Cucamonga, CA, as well as the 2018 DCI Finalist, The Mandarin’s Drum & Bugle Corp from Sacramento, CA.
His career has brought about numerous accolades in a short amount of time, at his first year with Ayala High School he earned the ensemble an unprecedented Scholastic World Class sweep at the 2010 Winter Guard International World Championships – earning gold medals in the PSW and PSCW categories and the 2009 WBA High Percussion trophy in the 4A/5A classification.
Bryan’s current ensembles regularly compete in well-known circuits, such as Bands of America (BOA), the Western Band Association (WBA), the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA), the Southern California Percussion Alliance (SCPA), the Winter Guard International (WGI), and Drum Corps International (DCI). Consistently year after year his programs remain a top contender within each circuit.
He is currently the Percussion Director for Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga, CA and owner of BAN’d Music – maintaining a busy schedule that is not solely limited to instructing, but arranging for several groups as well. Aside from working with Etiwanda High School. Bryan also writes for Fountain Valley High School in Fountain Valley, CA and The Mandarin’s Drum & Bugle Corp in Sacramento, CA.
Aside from previously working with Ayala High School in Chino Hills, CA he has also worked with The Academy Drum & Bugle Corp in Tempe, AZ, Gold Drum & Bugle Corps in Oceanside, CA, Velvet Knights Drum & Bugle Corp in Pasadena, CA, Cypress High School in Cypress, CA, Arroyo High School in El Monte, CA, Loara High School in Anaheim, CA, Granada Hills High School in Sherman Oaks, CA, Cesar Chavez HS in Delano, CA, and Robert F. Kennedy High School in Delano, CA, Hanna High School in Brownsville, TX, Hancock High School in Kiln, MS, Stryke Percussion A from Hollywood, FL, Colony High School in Ontario, CA, Valencia High School in Placentia, CA, Damien High School in La Verne, CA, Valencia High School in Santa Clarita, CA, Hart High School in Santa Clarita, CA, Bonita High School in La Verne, CA, Chaffey High School in Ontario, CA and West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch, CA.
Bryan is a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion, Pearl/Adams, Remo, & Zildjian products.
He currently resides in Chino Hills, CA.