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As a performer
 
Solo panist (double seconds) 2009 - present
 
 

 

 
 
3IP Jazz trio for private events, 2008 - present
 
   
As an educator
 
 
Clinician - Rockin' Rudimental summer snare camps for HS students - 2012
 
Private Percussion Teacher 2005 - present
 
JACKSON MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Jackson, NJ - Marching Percussion Director 2012
 
The 57th Predential Inaugural Parade, Washington, DC - 21 January 2013 
 
The 124th Tournament of Roses Parade, Pasadena, CA   - 1 January 2013
 
Giants v Redskins halftime show, Metlife Stadium - 21 October 2012
 
 
 
 
COLONIA HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Woodbridge, NJ - Percussion Director/Arranger 2009 - 2012
 
 
@ Ridge HS 27 October 2012
 
 
Spring Concert 5 May 2012
 
 
Best Percussion Group 2 - Jackson 02 Oct 2010
 
 
Best Percussion Group 2 - North Brunswick 10 Oct 2009
 
HOPEWELL VALLEY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Pennington, NJ - Percussion Director 2009 & 2010
 
Best Percussion Group 2 - South Brunswick 10.02.10
Best Percussion Group 2 - TCNJ Regional, Ewing   10.17.10
5th Place Percussion (out of 18) NJ State Championships, Sewell, NJ 10.24.10 
 
 
 
Band Camp 2010
 

MONTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Montville, NJ -Marching Percussion Consultant 2008

 

JACKSON MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Jackson, NJ - Marching Percussion Educator 2006

 
SOUTH BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Monmouth Jct., NJ - Marching Percussion Educator/coordinator (2004-2005)

 

TENTH AVENUE SCHOOL - Communities in Schools Program, Newark, NJ - Percussion Educator (2004)

JACKSON MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Jackson, NJ - Marching Percussion Director (2002-2003)

SPIRIT OF NEWARK drum and bugle corps, Newark, NJ - Percussion/Associate Director (1999-2003)


FIELD BAND FOUNDATION, South Africa Marching percussion workshops – clinician (2000)

Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

JACKSON MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Jackson, NJ - Marching Percussion Director - arranger (1993-1998)
 
 
 
1996   
 
 
Best Percussion - Group III, USSBA championships, Giants Stadium – 1993
 
CEDAR GROVE HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Cedar Grove, NJ - Marching Percussion Coordinator (1987-1992)
 

NEW YORK LANCERS drum and bugle corps, the Bronx, NY - Marching percussion educator (1987)

 
 
CMCC WARRIORS drum and bugle corps, the Bronx, NY - Marching percussion educator (1983-1984)

 

 
 
GARFIELD CADETS drum and bugle corps, Garfield, NJ - Marching percussion educator (1978 summer)
 

As an arranger

 

WALLY CARDONA QUARTET ‘Him, There, Them’

Festival de Danse de Cannes, Cannes, France

Percussion arranger, November (2005)
 

WALLY CARDONA QUARTET ‘Him, There, Them’ – Trafo, Budapest, Hungary

Percussion arranger, October (2005)
 

WALLY CARDONA QUARTET ‘Him, There, Them’ – Transatlantique Festival, Montreal, CN

Percussion arranger, September (2005)

 
WALLY CARDONA QUARTET ‘Him, There, Them’ – Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY
Percussion coordinator/arranger, January (2005)
 
 

WALLY CARDONA QUARTET (WC4) PREMIERE ‘Him, There, Them’

The Duke Theater, New York, NY

Percussion coordinator/arranger, March (2004)

 

SPIRIT OF NEWARK drum and bugle corps, Newark, NJ - Marching percussion arranger (2003)

 

JACKSON MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL marching band, Jackson, NJ - Marching percussion arranger/coordinator (1993-1998)

 

           Best Percussion, Group III, USSBA championships, Giants Stadium – 1993


As a performer

Solo panist (double seconds) 2009 - present

3IP Jazz trio for private events, 2008 - present
 

 
Cordova Latin All Stars (pans/accessories/drum set) 2009 - present 
 
WALLY CARDONA QUARTET ‘Him, There, Them’ - Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY

Percussionist (2005)


MARRIOTT's GREAT AMERICA - Amusement park, Santa Clara, CA

Percussionist (1976)

 

SANTA CLARA VANGUARD drum and bugle corps, Santa Clara, CA

Snare drum (1974 & 1975)

           

           Best percussion Drum Corps International (DCI) 1974 and 1975

           5th place – DCI snare drum individual championships 1974

           3rd place – California State snare drum individual championships 1974
       
 
 
POLISH FALCON CADETS drum and bugle corps, Elizabeth, NJ
Snare drum (1973)
 

BLESSED SACRAMENT GOLDEN KNIGHTS drum and bugle corps, Newark, NJ

Bass and snare drums (1969-1972)

 
Affiliations
VIC FIRTH education team member since 2000
 
 
PERCUSSIVE ARTS SOCIETY member since 2003