Born in NYC, Dennis Aquilina moved to San Francisco and graduated from SFSU with a performance degree in trumpet in 1986, having studied with Joe Alessi, Mel Broiles, Tim Wilson, and Frank Dorritie. He has taught at all levels and was Pleasanton Unified School District’s Teacher of the Year in 2008. He has been involved in the pageantry activity in Drum and Bugle Corps, Marching Band, Color Guard, and Winter Percussion as a teacher, judge, and consultant. His groups have won numerous championships at all levels.
Focus: Pep Band