MARIO PROFITA resides in Tucson, Arizona, where he was born and raised. HE has been teaching for several years, and is currently the drum instructor for Walden Grove and Tanque Verde High Schools.
Mario started his music career as a young guitarist playing for the University of Arizona Jazz Band at the age of thirteen. Later he learned percussion and marched in the Pride of Arizona’s collegiate marching band from 2013-2015. During that time, Mario performed with Fusion Indoor Percussion and Breakthrough Indoor Percussion, both based out of Arizona.
Mario’s recent performance experiences include Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps, POW Indoor Percussion, The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, and Pulse Percussion.