Kadin De La Barrera – Brass
Kadin teaches Brass at Desert Ridge Music Academy. A native of central Florida, Kadin began playing the french horn in his sixth grade band class. During middle and high school, Kadin was involved in many different areas of music including performing in both orchestra and band, playing in jazz band, teaching private lessons, conducting full band classes.
Kadin was a member of the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra throughout middle and high school and participated in both All-County and All-State Bands. Beyond high school, Kadin has performed with several professional regional orchestras throughout Florida and southern Georgia. He has arranged works for several high schools’ halftime shows and been a marching band guest clinician in the Central Florida area.
Kadin holds a Bachelor of Music Performance degree from the University of Florida, where he studied with Paul Basler, and is currently pursuing his Master of Music degree from Arizona State University with John Ericson.