Pete's Percussion Podcast: Episode 117 - Mike Garcia

LV Berkner High School (TX) Percussion Director Mike Garcia talks about his (then) upcoming PASIC 2018 performance (02:00), growing up in Laredo, TX, his [REDACTED] music career and his time on debate team (17:55), going to TCU for undergrad (31:10), post-undergrad years (along with a TX hiring freeze) (45:55), and takes time for the Random-Ass Questions (48:45).

Finishing with a Rave on Pete’s recent NCAA Volleyball Tournament trip (01:12:50).


Mike Garcia’s Innovative Percussion page

“José/beFore John 5” - Aurel Hollo

“Collide” - Jacob Remington

Clif Walker

Dave Hall

Ivan Trevino

Jim Casella

Hector Gil

Paul Rennick

Sounds of Summer

“Slopes” - Paul Rennick

Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven

“Blue Motion” - Stephen Whibley

“Beat It” - Michael Jackson

Inception trailer

Insidious trailer

Halloween trailer

The Dark Knight trailer

Hot Tub Time Machine trailer

Get Out trailer

A Quiet Place trailer

Kawhi Leonard

Tim Duncan

How Successful People Think - John Maxwell

The Tim Ferriss Podcast


The NCAA Women’s Volleyball Tournament