John Nguyen


John Nguyen: Cymbal Instructor

John Nguyen is a cymbal instructor/clinician based in the Bay Area. He started marching cymbals at age 15, and continues his involvement in the marching arts world to this day. DCI and WGI seasons include Vanguard Cadets (2010-12), Vanguard Winter (2010-11, 2013-16), Santa Clara Vanguard (2015-16), and RCC Indoor (2017).

Teaching experiences include Saratoga HS, Los Gatos HS, Mountain View HS, Santa Teresa HS, Amador Valley HS, University of Nevada Reno. He is currently on staff with the Sacramento Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps.

This will be John's second season with Dark Sky Percussion.