SPOTLIGHT

Matthew Mendiola  
Snare - Senior
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BAND INSTRUMENT: Alto Saxophone

YEARS IN DRUMLINE:  

2019 - Flubs

2020 - Snare

2021 - Snare

2022 - Snare

FAVORITE DC DRUMLINE SHOW:  Activate

WHY DID YOU JOIN DRUMLINE:  "peer pressure.' 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT DRUMLINE:

"...ability to play music, dance, and perform at a high level.  

 

MARCHING EXPERIENCE: 

DC Marching band 2018 (Alto Saxophone)

DC Marching band 2019 (Baritone Saxophone)

River City Rhythm Drum Corps 2019 (Baritone)

DC Marching band 2021 (Mellophone)

FUN FACTS

ANY FAVORITE LINE FROM A MOVIE: "Get in loser!  We are going shopping." - Mean Girls

ANY RANDOM FACTS THAT YOU CAN SHARE:   "I can beat anyone in Tetris head to head."

MESSY OR ORGANIZED:  "Messy, like my thoughts."

FAVORITE FOOD:  "Cheesecake"

IF THEY MADE A MOVIE ABOUT YOU WHO WOULD YOU WANT TO PLAY YOU:  "Mario Lopez"

PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED IF THEY KNEW:  "I am not Mexican."

TOP 3 LIFE HIGHLIGHTS:  "WGI World Finals 2019, DCI World Finals 2019, My first paid gig"

WHO IS THE PERSON YOU LOOK UP TO THE MOST:  

"My Cousin Scott" (he is like 10 feet tall)

WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER GRADUATION:  "Undecided."

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