Gio has additional experience with music education and administration outside of DCI, with PIA Gold Medalist STRYKE Percussion, Infinity Percussion (PIW), and many successful marching arts programs in the Orlando, Florida area where she is located. Her marching arts career includes being a member of the Front Ensemble with the Boston Crusaders as well as various music ensembles and winter guards during her time as a student. She is a graduate of Florida State University.
“Gio is well acquainted with our values, ideals, operations, and mission,” said Jeremy C Van Wert, Executive Director of VMAPA. “Her years of experience on tour with us, great relationships, and detailed familiarity with tour administration will make her an incredibly effective leader for the 2023 Santa Clara Vanguard.”
To read more about Gio’s background go to https://www.scvanguard.org/vanguard-educational-staff/.