Gordon has been a tuba technician with the Santa Clara Vanguard since the 2020 season. Previously, he had been a low brass technician for the Mandarins Drum and Bugle Corps in 2018-19 seasons. Gordon Janda is in his second year as the Assistant Director of Bands at Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Worth, TX. His responsibilities include teaching the Symphonic Band, Concert Band 2, and serving as the marching band coordinator.
His drum corps experience includes marching with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps from 2011-2016, where he served as section leader for three years and horn sergeant for two. Gordon graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with his Bachelors in Music Education in 2017. In his time at SFA, he played tuba in the Wind Ensemble for three years and was principal for one.