Meet Rudy Flores, he has been involved with STRYKE since 2004 serving many roles, from snare tech to battery arranger. This year, he will be taking on the role as STRYKE’s Battery Coordinator.
Rudy Flores has an extensive percussive background that ranges from jazz and orchestral ensembles to marching bands and drum corps. He studied Music Education in concert performance and jazz/drumset studies at Western Connecticut State University. Was a member of the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps (Snareline) 2001-2002.
He has been an educator for 16 years and has taught, consulted, and arranged for many groups including Connecticut Hurricanes Senior Drum and Bugle Corps, Kilties Senior drum and Bugle Corps, and of course STRYKE Percussion.
Currently, Rudy is the Percussion Director/Battery Arranger for John I Leonard High School in Greenacres, FL and Battery Technician at Jupiter High School in Jupiter, FL. He is also an independent judge for FMBC, and is part of the Vic Firth Education Team.
Meet Rudy in person at the STRYKE16 Audition/Clinic on September 27th.