Matt Ponce

photo_poncemattMatt Ponce
Battery Manager and Snare Instructor

MATT PONCE has been an active performer in Southern California since 2007. Spanning nine years, his performance career includes ensembles such as Pacific Crest, The Blue Devils, Pulse Percussion, and the RCC Indoor Percussion ensemble. Currently he performs with ClipPercussion, The Procrastinators, and Mickey’s Soundsational Parade.

Since 2013, Matt has served as the caption head and battery arranger for Rancho Verde High School, where he also serves as the visual designer for the winter percussion program. In addition to Pacific Crest, recent teaching experiences include Dark Sky Percussion, Spirit of Atlanta, and internationally with Zhuhai #1 High School in Zhuhai, China.

Matt resides in Long Beach where he attends California State University, Long Beach, pursuing a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in percussion.