Brian Perez

Brian Perez is currently the Assistant Caption-head/Tenor instructor for the Madison Scouts from Madison, WI.  He serves as the Assistant Band Director at Nimitz High School in Houston, TX.  Brian received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Houston. Perez has also served as the writer and director of the drumline for the University of Houston Spirit of Houston Marching Band (2005-2006).

Brian has also taught at Clear Brook High School in Friendswood, TX, working alongside Christopher Retschulte. He was an integral part of Clear Brook's program, as well as a large influence on their success and victory as champions of the 2005 Winter Guard International Open Class Competition. Brian's other teaching experiences have included Langham Creek High School and Pearland High School, both in the greater Houston area.

Perez was a member of the Santa Clara Vanguard tenor line from 2000-2004 under the instruction of the legendary Ralph Hardimon, Glen Crosby, Jim Casella, and Murray Gusseck. There he served as the section leader for all five years and was a member of the instructional staff in 2005. Perez was a member of the 2001 Texas All-State Band, performed in Superbowl XXXVIII in 2004 with artists such as Jessica Simpson and also received the honor of the first place tenor individual award at Percussive Arts Society International Convention in 1999.

Brian currently resides in The Woodlands, TX, with his wife Joni and three cats, Buddy, Ditto, and Gizmo. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Texas Music Educators Association, and Percussive Arts Society.

Take your drumline from zero to sixty with the latest exciting jam from Brian Perez. As heard played by the 2008 Cavaliers drumline, "Fast Things" will get the blood pumping with an impressive display of chops and clever rhythmic devices.
Duration: 1:00 | Level: Advanced
Inject a healthy serving of grace notes into your drumline warmup regimen.
Duration: 0:45 | Level: Advanced
Brian Perez's tenor solo from the "Violent Tenor Cream" compilation.
Duration: 4:00 | Level: Advanced
A short, drum-n-bass style parking lot jam for the advanced battery ensemble.
Duration: 1:05 | Level: Advanced
As heard played by the 2007 Cavaliers drumline, this is the '2007 remix' to the popular parking lot favorite. Brian Perez's extensive drumline jam is a marriage of groove and chops to highlight your drumline's versatility and get the crowd moving.
Duration: 3:05 | Level: Advanced
Violent Tenor Cream is a collection of some of the sickest tenor solos and ensembles ever known to the world of quad drumming.
Level: Advanced