David Miranda Velocity Ensemble Coordinator

David Miranda
Ensemble Coordinator and Battery Arranger/Show Designer

This is David's second year with Velocity.  David Miranda is full-time percussion educator, writer, and designer based in Southern California.

Currently, he is the Percussion Caption Head/Battery arranger for Gold Drum and Bugle Corps. He is also the Caption Head/Arranger for Alta Loma High School, and on Percussion Staff at Chino Hills High School. Some of his previous High School programs include Rancho Cucamonga High School, Upland High School, and Colony High School, where he served as a Battery Technician for the fall and Battery Technician/Visual Designer for the Winter Programs.

His indoor experience includes 4 seasons of Pulse Percussion as a member from 2007-2010. He served as a section leader for his last two years. He was then back with Pulse on staff for 3 years from 2011-2013 as the bass tech.

His drum corps member experiences includes groups such as SoCal Dream, Pacific Crest, Santa Clara Vanguard, and the Phantom Regiment. He has taught with The Troopers, The Santa Clara Vanguard, The Blue Stars, and Gold Drum and Bugle Corps.
Dave is proud to be a member of the Vic Firth Education Team.

Dave currently lives in Montclair, CA and is persuing a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education at Cal Poly Pomona.


Pursuing Velocity can set your ideas into motion.
— David Miranda