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    Nick Roels is a drummer originally from the Seattle area, who now plays in the Spokane area for the majority of the year. Roels currently attends Gonzaga University, and is pursuing a Bachelors in Music degree. He is double majoring in both Music Composition and Music Education, while also pursuing a minor in Jazz Studies.

 

     At Gonzaga University, Roels plays in the Jazz Ensemble, top Jazz Combo, and Bulldog Band as a First Year (Freshman). In addition to playing the drum set, Roels also plays classical percussion in the Gonzaga Wind Symphony and the Gonzaga Symphony. 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.