Ralf Parra is a graduate of Smithson Valley High School and is a senior at Texas State University studying music education. Ralf marched drum corps from 2016 through 2020 with the Guardians Drum and Bugle Corps, Crossmen, and Santa Clara Vanguard. He also participated in Crossmen Indoor Winds from 2018 to 2019. Ralf was an instructor with the Guardians visual staff in 2022 and 2023.
Ralf is a music education student at Texas State University and formerly Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. While at Texas State he has performed with the Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra as principal horn. Ralf is also a section leader in the TXST Bobcat Marching Band.
Outside of music, he enjoys spending time with his cat “Gunk”, working on his car, and playing Skyrim.