Luis Herrera, from Costa Rica, is entering the first year of his Graduate Diploma program at NEC in Percussion Performance. He completed his undergraduate degree in Costa Rica, and his Master's at NEC. His primary teachers have been Frank Epstein and Will Hudgins. Luis very much enjoys musical collaboration whether by performing in an orchestra or playing Latin music with friends and colleagues. He also enjoys being outdoors and can often be found playing soccer or running. Luis is very excited to continue working as the Graduate Assistant for Student Activities for the 2017-2018 academic year!