Pacific Crest Alumni Spotlight: Joe Calderon

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Joe Calderon marched with Pacific Crest as a charter member in the trumpet section in 1993 and 1994. While he did not age out of the drum corps, Joe has remained heavily involved with music both as a performer as well as an educator in Southern California.

Where are you currently teaching?

I am the Band Director at Gladstone High School in Covina, CA. When I was in school I wanted to be a professional musician and received my Master’s Degree in Music Performance. I was not an education major but I always taught private lessons and worked at other schools while playing gigs. As I was going through school, teaching became more and more prominent and I realized that I really enjoyed it so I decided to go back and get my teaching credential. [Music] evolved from loving to play from wanting to teach.

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Posted by on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018. Filed under Current News, DCI World.