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Lance Delgado

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Lance Delgado received his Bachelors Degree in Music,  specializing Percussion from California State University at Northridge.  He studied with Joel Leach, Karen Erving, and John Magnussen.  He also did an extensive study on African drumming, Brazilian drumming, steel drumming and jazz vibraphone.

Lance served as Percussion Caption Head for the CAl State Northridge Matador Band from 1990-1998.  The Matador winter drumline won 8 Southern California indoor and outdoor championships.  After marching for five years with the Sacramento Freelancers Drum & Bugle Corps, Lance returned in 1994 as the instructor of the fromt ensemble, working with Ralph Hardimon.  The Following year, Lance was promoted to Percussion Caption Head.

Lave served as Percussion Director at Thousand Oaks High School and John Burroughs High Scho from 1994-2008.  Both schools combined won 10 Southern California indoor, outdoor and concert championships.  Thousand Oak High School also traveled to Indianapolis twice and both times advanced to semifinals at Band of America Grand Nationals Championships.

In 2009 and 2004 the Thousand Oak High SChool DRumline traveled to the Winter Guard International Drumlins Championships in Dayton, Ohio.  In that time frame, Thousand Oaks made finals in the Scholastic World Classification.