The Royal Cavaliers Performing Arts is proud to announce Meraki Percussion 2020 Cast Members. The Educational and Design Staff Members really honored to have selected some of Southern California’s elite musicians. Our auditions process during the month of October 2019 turned out to be very successful. Meraki Percussion had 104 musicians to register. Out of the 104 registrants, 79 candidates attended the audition process. Below are the talented musicians that were selected for the 2020 Cast Members:


Snare Line

Nick Ezpeleta

Kevin Kong

Alejandro Macias

Rebekah Moran

Giustino Paternostro

Ian Rasmussen

Eliceo Villalobos

Ben Wilson


Tenor Line

Jehan Bhandari

Dylan Fisher

Allen Loshon

Joshua Stukenborg

Bass Line

Daniel Arriaga

Samuel Figueroa

Irene Park

Mitchi Phung

Reid Shimabukuro


Cymbal Line

Waldo Duarte

Grace Gomez

Ky Kim

David Marquez

Katherine Pham

Front Ensemble/Rhythm Section

Artem Bogusevich

Ashley Chan

Stella Cortez

Emmanuel Dominguez

Isaac Elguea

Jordan Herendeen

Vincent Ho

David Lopez

Joshua Sage

Vada Seclen

Sofia Vaides


Visual Ensemble

Desirae Key

Kimberly Murillo

Alvaro Rios

Cassandra Serrano

Angela Shaba

Christen Wroth

Our members are very excited to be able perform our 2020 production. If you see any of these Cast Members on social media or in person, please congratulate them and wish them a successful season as they are preparing to represent Southern California at WGI’s World Championships, April 16-18, 2020 in Dayton, OH.


Stay tuned throughout the winter months as well post photos and other notices on social media and our website.

Meraki Percussion Ensemble accepts members from the age of 16 years old to 22 years old from the various communities. The ensemble competes in the following circuits: Winter Guard International (WGI) and Southern California Percussion Alliance (SCPA) Percussion Independent Open Class. The ensemble is accepting experienced male and female cast members for all positions for the ensemble.

Audition Clinics Dates:
  • Sunday, October 6, 2019 (9:00AM – 6:00PM)
  • Sunday, October 20, 2019 (9:00AM – 6:00PM)
  • Sunday, October 27, 2019 (9:00AM – 6:00PM)

Diamond Ranch High School

100 Diamond Ranch Rd, Pomona, CA 91766


List below are the Membership Fees for 2019-2020 Season

2019-2020 Percussion Fees Schedule
Membership Fee 11/10/19 $250
December Fees 12/8/19 $346
January Fees 1/5/20 $346
February Fees 2/9/20 $346
March Fees 3/8/20 $346
April Fees 4/4/20 $346
Total Membership Fees $1,980


Interested in participating?