ABBY ZARATE: FRONT ENSEMBLE INSTRUCTOR
Abby Zarate works as a music educator in the Southern California area. Abby has been very involved in the activity since graduating high school in 2012. She started her marching career with the Riverside Community College Marching Band ('12), went on to perform five seasons with WGI World Champion group RCC Indoor Percussion (2013-2017), toured with the Sacramento Mandarins (’13), the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps (’15), and Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps (’14,’16).
Abby has been teaching throughout California since starting her marching career. She has worked at Pasadena HS, Golden Valley HS and Valencia HS in the Southern California area. She also had the privilege to teach with the Sacramento Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2017 season. Abby is currently teaching at Canyon HS in the Santa Clarita area and Ayala HS in the Chino area.
2019 will be Abby's 2nd season on the DSP front ensemble staff.