Valiant Yan Velocity Director

Valiant Yan
Staff Executive

Valiant is the co-founder of Velocity Independent Percussion Ensemble.  He brings many years of teaching and directing to the organization.  Specializing in a "getting the group down the road" mentality, Valiant brings diverse leadership strengths to the table and is a tremendous asset to the organization.

Valiant has lead several successful percussion programs including:

  • Santa Ana Winds Youth Band - 2009-2010 Percussion Arranger/Caption
  • Project K - 2013-2014 Staff Coordinator
  • Elan Percussion - 2014-2015 Founder/ Director
  • OCMA Independent - 2015- 2016 Percussion Coordinator/Arranger
  • Corona Senior High School - 2000-2003 Percussion Arranger/Caption
  • Canyon High School - 2003-2004 Front Ensemble Tech
  • Gabrielino High School - 2003-2010 Percussion Arranger/Caption
Success in life is all about Velocity
— Valiant Yan