From The Sacramento Mandarins recently announced their drum majors for the 2006 season, Louis Moreno and Rachel Gonzalez.
Louis will be marching his sixth season with the Mandarins, having marched four years on baritone and one year in the color guard. Louis is 19-years-old and attends the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. as a music education and euphonium major. He is a member of the international co-ed music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon and is also a member of the University of the Pacific Dance Alliance and the New Dance Company of Stockton, Calif. Rachel is a first-year member in the Mandarins. She is a senior at Edward C. Reed High School in Sparks, Nev. and has been involved in their marching band and winter drum line programs for several years. Rachel will be attending Yale University in the fall and plans to study medicine.