JV VILLARREAL: FRONT ENSEMBLE INSTRUCTOR
JV Villarreal is currently attending California State University Fresno, majoring in Music Education. He is a member of the Fresno State Percussion Studio as well as the Fresno State Wind Orchestra.
JV has traveled around the United States on tour with Drum Corps (Winning high percussion with Blue Devils B in 2013 and aging out with Pacific Crest in 2016). He was also been a WGI World Class Finalist with Dark Sky Percussion in 2016.
He has been an educator in the Central Valley since 2013, teaching several ensembles and individuals at Clovis East High School, Reyburn Intermediate, Buchanan High School, Alta Sierra Intermediate, and Clovis West High School.
We are pleased to have JV returning to Dark Sky as a 2020 staff member.