Daniel Melendez earned his Bachelor’s of Music degree from the University of North Florida Music Flagship program under the direction of Charlotte Mabrey. Daniel was a member if the percussion section for the UNF Wind Symphony, Concert Band, and Percussion ensemble. During this time, Daniel collaborated with colleagues, UNF faculty, and world renowned guest artists for concerts and recitals. Daniel proudly serves as the percussion section leader for The Tampa Band Pride Band and Wind Symphony. Daniel offers 10+ years of experience in Concert snare drum, mallet instruments, concert bass drum, timpani, crash cymbals, percussion accessories, drum-set, and Latin percussion.