ENMANUEL MORENO GOMEZ was born in Venezuela, and began playing drums in 2003 at age 13. For four years he studied privately with Juan Carlos Tortoza, one of Venezuela’s finest drummers, and from 2005-2008 was enrolled at the Conservatory of Music. He performed in several Venezuelan cities as a member of the “Franco Medina” Symphonic Youth Orchestra and the Percussion Ensemble of the Orchestra. He also participated in the “Los Llanos” International Percussion Festival. Enmanuel relocated to Canada in 2008 to study music at Vancouver Community College, and began working with Scrap Arts Music in 2011, opening an exciting new chapter. He currently is one of the musicians called upon to perform in the SAM2 in Schools production, as well as select special events.