Miguel TorresIII

Miguel T.

Austin, TX
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Once we establish a general goal, I will then develop a curriculum especially for you and we can set some goals for 3 months down the line, and six months down line. I will help you get to where you want to be, and push you past that point and take you as far as I can in your musical journey! Everyone learns differently and at a different pace. The important thing is that we are always moving forward, and that means PRACTICING!

About Miguel T.

I come from a very musical family. My parents bought me my first drum set for my 2nd birthday, and that started it all for me. I started playing Latin percussion (Congas, Timbales) around age 7, guitar and piano at age 9, trumpet at 10, Bass at 14, Accordion at age 17, Trombone at 18, and I am always trying to better myself on all those instruments! My dad was my main instructor and influence while growing up. I toured professionally with my family’s band from 2001-2008. I worked with “For the Love of Drums” music studio in San Antonio. I am a studio and touring musician, producer, arranger, and transcriber. I lead my own Tejano band and was nominated in 2012 for a Tejano Music Award for Best New Group. I am currently a member of the 5x Grammy Award winning Tejano group, Little Joe Y La Familia. I have been able to share the stage with many great musicians in California and in Texas and have a lot of experience to bring into your lessons!


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Bass Player
Jan 2014 - Present

Little Joe Y La Familia

Play bass and sing with the 5X Grammy Award winning group, Little Joe Y La familia. Recent tour included domestic dates in Texas, Arizona, Iowa, New Mexico, Nevada, Washington, California, Kansas, Missouri, as well as international dates in Jamaica, Mexico, and The Cayman Islands.

Jan 2010 - Aug 2011

For The Love of Drums

Conducted individual and group lessons for guitar and drums. Conducted presentations for grades PreK - 5.


Jazz Studies
Jan 2007 - Jun 2007

California State University @ Sacramento

Gen. Education
Jun 2005 - Dec 2006

Delta College



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Professional Proficiency


Hall of Fame Class of 2013
Oct 2013

Sierra High School

Tejano Music Awards Nominee- BEST NEW GROUP
Nov 2012

TTMA Tejano Music Awards

John Philip Sousa Award
May 2006

Sierra High School


Texas Music Educators Association
Feb 2012
Begun in 1920 as the Texas Band Teachers Association, the Texas Music Educators Association is an organization of over 10,000 school music educators dedicated to promoting excellence in music education. TMEA is comprised of five divisions: Band, Orchestra, Vocal, Elementary and College. On behalf of its members and Texas schoolchildren, TMEA carefully monitors the actions of all state decision-making bodies on issues affecting fine arts instruction in Texas. In addition to many member benefits, TMEA offers professional development opportunities for its members with Region workshops and especially with its annual Clinic/Convention. TMEA supports the future of music education by offering scholarships to music education majors and by sponsoring the Texas Future Music Educators, an organization through which high school students interested in careers in music education learn more about what to expect in their college education and future careers.
National Academy for the Recording Arts and Sciences, The
Aug 2011
The Recording Academy, known variously as The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences or NARAS, is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers and other recording professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for music and its makers. The Recording Academy is headquartered in Santa Monica.

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