mendoza-011914Juan Carlito Mendoza
Born and raised in Perth Amboy, NJ, Juan Carlos Mendoza has been studying and performing for the past 20 years. The classically trained musician (marimba, timpani, orchestral snare drum, vibraphone, drumset and hand percussion) received his BA in Music Education in 2004 (New Jersey City University). In a quest to further his musical knowledge, Juan Carlos has also had the privilege to study with Pat Petrillo from the Drummer’s Collective, Nicholas Cerrato (Timpanist for the Tony Award Winning Broadway show Cats),Greg Giannascoli from the Philadelphia Pops Orchestra and Brazilian Master Guillerme Franco.