Abby Zarate

Abby zarate: Front Ensemble Instructor

Abby Zarate works as a music educator in the Southern California area and is incredibly excited to be joining the 2018 Dark Sky Percussion front ensemble staff.

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). She then went on to perform five seasons with WGI World Champion group RCC Indoor Percussion (2013-2017). She also 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 at Ayala HS in the Chino area.