Olivia Torrez is from Artesia, New Mexico and graduated from Artesia High School in 2018. She marched cymbals for four years with the AHS band, with two of those years spent teaching and assisting the drumline in marching. Olivia is a current student at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM and is pursuing a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Instrumental Winds. She currently marches piccolo for the ENMU Greyhound Sound and has ran marching and music sectionals. She is also a member of the ENMU Steel Band and ENMU Wind Symphony. Olivia's pedagogical view is that all performers should perform with passion to give the most brilliant and beautiful performance possible together.
Christopher Rivera is a trumpet player who was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas where he graduated from Harlandale High school in 2018. After high school, Christopher moved out to El Paso where he is currently going to school at The University Of Texas At El Paso, and getting his bachelor degree in Criminal Justice administration with a minor in Music. Christopher had the privilege to play with the Wind Ensemble, symphonic and Orchestra and can’t wait to keep growing as a musician.
Christopher helped a few ensemble on the way, where he was a marching tech for Poteet High school in 2018 and Visual Tech For Pebble Hills High School in 2019 where he is currently still working.
Christopher started his DCI marching career in 2017 with the San Antonio based Crossmen where he spent two season with. He marched the 2019 season with Carolina Crown, where the hornline received its seventh Jim Ott award for high brass performance. Christopher is on his 4th out of 5 season in his DCI career as he will be spending the rest with the Concord Blue Devils.