Country: Pflugerville, U.S.A.
Studies: Texas Christian University (Bachelor of Music Education) & University of Kentucky (Master in Percussion Performance)
Teachers: Brian West
Francisco Perez is a percussionist, composer, and educator from Pflugerville, TX. As an active performer, he has accepted international engagements in Guatemala, Mexico, Spain, and China, and toured extensively throughout the US including performances at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, and the nationally-televised Super Bowl XLV.
In the marching arts, Francisco has played snare drum for The Cavaliers (2011 & 2012) and Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps (2010). In 2011, he helped secure the prestigious Fred Sanford Award for Best Percussion Performance under the direction of Mike McIntosh and Dr. Brian Tinkel. Additionally, he has served as visual designer and technician for the award-winning Flower Mound HS (Lone Star Classic 2013 & 2014 Champion) & Texas Christian University (PASIC 2012 Champion) drumlines.
Works for Percussion
Chakalaka - Multiple Percussion
Citadel of the Stars - Percussion 13
La Fractura - Percussion Trio
Monolith - Percussion 14
Nalu (Percussion Ensemble) - Percussion 13
Nalu (Marimba Quartet) - Marimba Quartet
Selva Luminosa - Mallet Quartet
Volcán de Fuego - Percussion Quartet