Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Herrera is new to Century High School. With ten years of teaching experience, Mr. Herrera comes to Century with knowledge in Band, Choir and Orchestra. His educational background includes an Associate of Science degree from Mt. San Antonio College, a Bachelors in Music Performance from the University of Southern California, and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Southern California. During his experience at USC, Mr. Herrera studied under tuba recording artists Tommy Johnson, Jim Self, Doug Tornquist, and Norm Pearson. Mr. Herrrera has performed with the top groups at USC, including the Thorton Symphony, Thorton Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Contemporary Music Ensemble, The Thorton Opera and The Trojan Marching Band. As a member of these groups, Mr. Herrera spent much time with conductors like Brent Mc Munn, Donald Crockett, Larry Livingston, Arthur C. Bartner and H. Robert Reynolds.