Jon Mleynek: Front Ensemble Instructor
Jonathan Mleyenk has studied piano and percussion for nearly 20 years. During his 10 years of teaching marching percussion programs, his front ensembles have consistently received top awards. In Arizona, his groups won awards from the Percussion Arts Society, and consistently placed in the top three at the Winter Guard State Championships. While instructing at Gilbert High School in Arizona, Mr. Mleyenk took his group to Dayton, Ohio for the WGI World Championships and finished 4th place in Scholastic A Class. Immediately after relocating to California, Jonathan began teaching Torrance High school and helped them earn a Bronze Medal at the SCPA Championships.
Jonathan Mleyenk has been with Dark Sky Percussion for 8 years and is proud to have contributed to the group’s promotion to World Class. Jonathan is fun to be around, confident in his teaching, but at the same time, he’s dedicated to continuing his own development and learning.Jonathan is not only an effective percussion instructor for his students, he also strives to influence his students to become passionate performers.