Staff Bios

Markus Bonilla
Markus Santana Bonilla is currently finishing his degree in music education at Texas State University, with an emphasis in percussion. Since being in college he has had the opportunity to march three years of Independent WGI drumlines; two years at Imperial Percussion Theater, 2012 and 2013, and in Teatro Indoor Percussion’s inaugural season in 2014. Over the years at Texas State, he has held a large role in the Latin music program having played with famous musicians such as Larry Harlow, Poncho Sanchez, Eddie Bermudez and Georgie Padilla. He has taught throughout San Antonio and the surrounding areas, teaching multiple marching bands, drumlines, and indoor drumline programs including Jefferson High School, Robert E. Lee High School and MacArthur High School. Alongside his background in music, Markus also has an extensive dance background with 8 years of formal instruction and performing with several semi-professional dance companies in San Antonio.