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Markus Bonilla - Visual Coordinator

Markus Santana Bonilla graduated from Texas State University in 2017 with a degree in Music Education. During his time at Texas State, Markus marched with The Bobcat Marching Band and had a deep performance experience with the Latin Music Program playing with world class musicians such as Larry Harlow, Pancho Sanchez, Eddie
Bermudez, and Georgie Padilla. Markus was a member of Imperial Percussion Theatre from Houston, TX in 2012 and 2013. His Final season was marched with Teatro Indoor Percussion from Austin, TX in 2014.
Aside from being a musician, Markus also has an extensive background in Dance. His experience includes 8 years of formal dance training as well as performing with Semi-Professional dance Companies in San Antonio. Markus is currently the Drill Designer and Percussion Arranger for Temple High Schools Marching Band and Indoor Drumline. He is currently in his 2nd year as the Percussion
Instructor for Temple ISD in Temple, Texas. This will be Markus’ 3rd year as the Visual Coordinator for Violet Crown.