Jules Sconga - Front Ensemble Instructor

 Jules began his drum corps career in 2006 as a member of Seattle Cascades.   In 2008 he went to The Cadets to play marimba under Neil Larrivee and Iain Moyer.   He aged out of DCI in 2009 with The Holy Name Cadets placing 3 rd.  

In 2007 Jules joined United Percussion, winning Independent Open at WGI finals.   Continuing in 2008 United entered Independent World.   In 2009 he became a member of the PIW champions Rhythm X, receiving the highest score in PIW history.   Jules aged out as section leader of Rhythm X in 2010.   

Jules is an active teacher and arranger in the Philadelphia area.   He has arranged and instructed for numerous groups in PA, NJ, NC and TX.   He currently teaches at Upper Darby HS.   

Jules attends Drexel University in Philadelphia, finishing his degree in mechanical engineering. At Drexel he has been a featured percussionist in numerous percussion ensembles, wind ensembles and orchestras.   He has been a timpanist and percussionist for the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra and Philadelphia Boy’s Choir.   From 2005 to 2008 he won 4 consecutive MAPS Solo Keyboard competitions, and placed 4 th in 2007 at the PASIC College Keyboard competition.   Following Drexel he plans to attend medical school.
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