Marcus Leblanc - Drums, percussion
Marcus LeBlanc has been teaching marching percussion for 7 years and private percussion lessons for 5 years. Currently living in Las Vegas, Nevada, Marcus will soon graduate with his M.M. in Percussion Performance at UNLV; his teachers are Dr. Dean Gronemeier, Dr. Tim Jones, Professor Gary Cook, and Professor Jim Bailey. Marcus is a member of several ensembles including serving as Principal Percussionist in the UNLV Wind Orchestra; Ragtime Rebel Marimba Band which performed in Tabasco, Mexico in 2017; and is a part of the Rebel Steel Band.
Originally from Erath, Louisiana, Marcus earned his B.M. in Music Education at McNeese State University under the direction of Dr. Lonny Benoit. At McNeese, Marcus performed with the Pride of McNeese Marching Band, Drumset with the McNeese Basketball Band, African Drum and Dance, Steel Band, Latin Jazz ensemble, Brazilian Ensemble, and more.
Marcus was a performing front ensemble member with the 2013 and 2014 Academy Drum and Bugle Corps(D&BC). He then went on to teach the Louisiana Stars D&BC front ensemble in 2015 and 2016 and the Academy D&BC in 2017. Marcus currently works with the front ensemble at Foothill High School, as well as, teaching percussion lessons at Family Music Center.