Arcadio Naranjo Jr



Arcadio Naranjo attended Vista Murrieta High School (2008-12) and had the honor of performing at Lucas Oil Stadium in the BOA Grand Nationals. After high school Arcadio attended Riverside City College studying Business and Music (2012-15) where he was also a member of the RCC Marching Band (2012-14).  From 2015-2016 Arcadio was a member of The Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps where he developed his passion to become an educator. After aging out he continued as a Visual instructor at Murrieta Valley High School (‘16-present); Temecula Valley High School (‘16-present); Visual Caption Head of Rubidoux High School (‘17-present); and Brass and Visual Instructor at Etiwanda High School (‘17-present). This summer, Arcadio was a visual tech for The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps.

Arcadio has had a variety of performance opportunities beyond the marching arts, playing on the hit TV show Glee, on a Weird Al Yankovic music video (“Sports song”) and at Disney Concert Hall for the premier of an original piece entitled “What Does the Future Hold” by Jinjun Lee.

This is Arcadio's 2nd season on the Dark Sky staff.