From the Mandarins Web site: Brian Aguilar will serve as the Mandarins' new percussion caption head. The upcoming season will be Brian's eighth year with the Mandarins percussion staff, fourth as the front ensemble arranger. Brian earned a degree in music at California State University Sacramento, where he also served as the percussion arranger/caption head for the marching band (1997-2004). In addition, Brian has arranged and instructed many award-winning high school percussion sections in Northern California, including Fairfield High School and Sacramento High School. Brian is currently in his third year as the band director for the Visual and Performing Arts Charter School of Sacramento.