Battery Arranger, Percussion Caption Head, Program Coordinator
Marc Young, a music educator and actor, was born and raised in Southern California. Marc attended California State University, Long Beach where he studied Music Performance and Theater. He is an educator in the marching arts activity, predominately teaching in Southern California. He is currently the Percussion Director at Westminster High School in Westminster, California. Marc is the founder of Instinct Percussion, and previously he has taught at Odyssey Percussion.
Marc has an active performance career, currently performing with Aerial Experience Productions. He is involved in many other theater productions as a performer, collaborator and advisor. He is a founding member of Contigo Theatre Company. He was a performer with Impulse Drum and Bugle Corps (2010 – 2012, 2014) and POW Percussion (2012).
Marc is a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion.
Front Ensemble Arranger
Jazper Saldaña is currently the Front Ensemble/Private Lesson Instructor at Haltom High School in Fort Worth, TX. Prior to that, he worked with numerous groups in the Southern California and Texas areas including Westminster HS, Ayala HS, and Centennial HS. Jazper has also served as the Front Ensemble Caption Head for the Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps and Vigilantes Indoor Percussion. Additionally, he is on staff with the Concord Blue Devils.
Originally from San Diego, California, he completed a Bachelors Degree in Percussion Performance from California State University, Long Beach. He went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Percussion from the University of North Texas. Indoor marching experience includes Alternative Percussion, Pulse Percussion, and Riverside Community College. DCI credits include the Sacramento Mandarins and the Concord Blue Devils.
Jazper is a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion. He currently resides in Fort Worth, TX with his wife and two dogs.
This will be Zak’s second year designing for Impulse.
Brass Caption Head
Colorguard Caption Head
Amanda started her color guard career as a performer at Los Alamitos High School (2010-2014). She was a co-captain her junior year and head captain her senior year of high school. After graduating, she was a performer for Fantasia’s World guard in 2015 and 2018.
In addition to being a performer, Amanda has been a coach at Westminster High School (2016-present) and Mater Dei High School (2015-present). Since she started coaching, Amanda has been promoted to color guard Caption Head at both schools.
Visual Coordinator, Visual Caption Head
This will be Alexis’s fourth year on the educational team for Impulse and her second year as the visual caption head. She is currently the visual caption head for Instinct Percussion, Glendora High School, and Westminster High School. She is also on the visual teams at Nogales High School and Millikan High School.
Alexis had the privilege of marching with Impulse for their 2011 and 2013 seasons and with the Troopers for their 2014 and 2017 seasons.
Alexis has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from California State University, Los Angeles and currently resides in Upland, California.