Andres Rodriguez is currently an Assistant Band Director at Bel Air High School in El Paso, Texas. The Bel Air High School Marching Band is a member of Bands of America and was a semifinalist in the BOA 2002, 2003, and 2005 regional competition in Long Beach, California and Flagstaff, Arizona. Mr. Rodriguez is the founder and current Director of the Innovative Marching Percussion Ensemble who is a member of Winterguard International, Winterguard Arizona and is also endorsed by Promark Corporation. Innovative is one of the many indoor marching percussion ensembles in the state of Texas. During the 2003 marching season, he was the caption head and musical arranger for the University of Texas at El Pasoâ€™s drumline. In the 2004-2005 marching season, Andres was a tenor tech for the Revolution Drum and Bugle Corp and is now one of their percussion consultants for the 2005-2006 season.
With his great experience in many musical genres, from Latin to classical, Mr. Rodriguez has also become a well-rounded local artist as well. Currently, he is personally endorsed by Promark Corporation and is a full-time performer and recording artist with the local band, Liquid Skin. In the past six years he has worked along with several local schools including Americas, Bel Air, Bowie, Chapin, Jefferson, and Riverside High Schools.
Andres attended the University of Texas at El Paso and received his Bachelorâ€™s degree in Music and minored in Education. At the present time, Andres is working on his Masterâ€™s degree in Education at the University of Phoenix. In the future, Mr. Rodriguez expects to continue on with his education to receive his Doctorate in Music and plans to become a University professor.