Front Ensemble Instructor
JESSE HIRAKAWA grew up in Southern California and graduated from South Torrance High School in 2007. He is currently teaching San Marino, Valencia and Los Alamitos High School; and is on the staff at Pulse Percussion as an instructor of their Open Class program.
Jesse began his Drum Corps experience with Yamato Drum and Bugle Corps in 2006, and aged out with the Bluecoats in 2010. He also performed with Pulse Percussion from 2008 to 2011.
Jesse is attending Cal Poly Pomona, working on his Bachelor’s of Science in Landscape Architecture.