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    Nick Roels is a drummer originally from the Seattle area, who now plays in the Denton/Dallas/Fort Worth area for the majority of the year. Roels previously attended Gonzaga University, and currently attends the University of North Texas, and is pursuing a Bachelors in Music degree in Jazz Studies.

 

     At Gonzaga University, Roels played in the Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Bulldog Band as a drummer and trumpet player. In addition to playing Jazz Drum Set and Trumpet, Roels also played classical percussion in the Gonzaga Wind Symphony and the Gonzaga Symphony, and currently plays in the University of North Texas University Band. In addition to playing, Roels also enjoys writing and arranging music for the Gonzaga ensembles, as well as for his old high school's ensembles.