Antonio Escobedo serves as head of percussion at Vanden High School. He also works at Golden West Middle School as head of percussion, Crystal Middle School as Associate Director and at Holy Spirit School as Director Winds and Brass. Mr. Escobedo's experience as an instructor stems from working with various schools and districts all throughout Northern California and parts of the Central Valley to establish, build, and restructure music programs.
Mr. Escobedo is an alumnus of the Concord Blue Devils Organization in which he was a member in 1999 and 2000 playing the Contra Bass and performing all over the country. He also is a member of The Northern California Percussion Alliance, The National Association of Music Educators,The California Music Educators Association, and Awesome Orchestra.
Mr. Escobedo is an on-call brass and percussion specialist and records and performs with various groups in the Bay Area for various projects and performances. Most notable performance groups include the Temple Hill Orchestra, The Diablo Valley College Philharmonic Orchestra, and the San Francisco Playhouse. Mr. Escobedo also records at SkyWalker Ranch for various movies and documentaries.
Mr. Escobedo currently resides in Fairfield where he enjoys his time with his dogs and family.