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Mariachi and Drumline

We welcome Mr. Zachary Groll to our Northridge MS Faculty in Fall 2020. Zachary Groll is a music educator, freelance performer and recording artist living in Los Angeles. Graduating from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Music in Education and from the University of Southern California with a Master of Music in Trumpet Performance, Mr. Groll has taught and performed regularly in the Greater Los Angeles area since 2013. Versed in various styles of music, he has toured domestically and internationally as a member of orchestras, drum and bugle corps, wind and brass ensembles, Jazz ensembles, Rock/Rockabilly/Ska groups, and Mariachi. His performances have been featured on national television and public radio. He also is a co-founder of Mariachi Alma y Corazón.

As an educator, Mr. Groll has had the honor of conducting Middle school and High school ensembles in Texas as a student teacher, as well as California as an assistant director. For the past five years he has worked as a winds and brass coach or as a director for various elementary schools, after-school band programs and two after-school Mariachi academies.