Tim Laguna
Front Ensemble and Rhythm Tech

This is Tim's second year with Velocity.  Tim has been studying percussion for the past seven years with performing experience including, the Orange County Wind Symphony, the Laguna Beach community band, Fullerton College Wind Ensemble, Fullerton College Percussion Ensemble, Cal Poly Pomona Wind Ensemble, the Kellogg Percussion Ensemble, Cal Poly Pomona Concert Band, Fullerton College Brass Ensemble (Soloist/Timpani), Fullerton College Jazz Combo, and as a percussionist for Cal Poly Pomona’s production of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. In Spring 2016 he was invited to play with the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Wind Ensemble in Reno, Nevada as a percussionist.
He currently holds a BA in Music Education from Cal Poly Pomona and is currently pursuing his Masters in Music in Orchestral Percussion at the University of Redlands. He is currently studying with Yuri Inoo, the principle percussionist with the Redland's Symphony. He has studied independently with the timpanist from the Redland’s Symphony Bill Schlitt along with Yamaha Marimba solo artist Naoko Takada. He has also briefly studied drum set with Mapex artist Matt Johnson during his time at Fullerton College.
Tim is currently the Percussion Caption head at El Rancho HS His other teaching experience includes La Quinta HS (OC) 2012-2016, Los Amigos HS Fall 2015, Los Altos HS Winter 2016, MLK HS 2016-2017, Watchmen DBC 2016 and Watchmen Indoor 2016. He is the current percussion arranger/show designer for El Rancho HS and has written indoor percussion programs for AB Miller HS and Magnolia HS.

Velocity is what you make it.
— Tim Laguna