In Step Original Music is proud to offer high quality arrangements and compositions all year round for all of your ensembles.
We can can create your marching band show at all levels depending on the needs of your program: concept shows completely from scratch, arrangements, or simply just the drill. We have assembled a team of the best of their craft and work promptly and efficiently to achieve the set goals for the program.
No matter the size or level of your jazz band, we can create custom arrangements and compositions that will help your students shine!
Add some fun to your program with small ensemble charts. They are the perfect addition to any holiday or spring concert!
Owner, Head Writer Iliana Rose is nothing short of a fantastic musician. As an accomplished piano player, percussionist, clarinetist and vocalist, she performs with her band and sits in with some of the finest session players in Los Angeles and Miami. Born in Miami, and raised by Cuban parents and grandparents, Iliana is steeped in Cuban rhythms and culture. She is a genuine prodigy who started playing music at the age of four only to later graduate from the prestigious University of Miami with a double major, one in Studio Music & Jazz Voice and another in Clarinet Performance. She then moved to Los Angeles composing music for films, orchestrating and arranging for twenty five piece Latin jazz bands, working as a recording engineer, producer, lyricist and is the voice behind several radio commercials.
Jose Rivas has been involved with helping create some of the most successful marching band programs in the state of Florida. He is currently the Director of Concert Jazz Band, Marching Band and Leadership at Miami Coral Park Senior High School.
Sergio was born and raised in Texas and studied music at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), and at Southwest Texas State University (SWT). He has written numerous arrangements for drumlines at the high school and college levels. His first drumline arrangement came his senior year in high school when he was asked by his band director to write their halftime show!! Not only was he the section leader, but he had the opportunity to write the drumline parts for his peers. He also wrote battery parts for numerous halftime shows during college. Sergio studied sound recording technology at The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences in Tempe, AZ. Combining his audio skills with his musical skills, he has the unique ability to arrange percussion parts so that they “fit in the mix.” His performance experiences include PASIC and BOA competitions, and a wide range of musical projects from Symphony Orchestras to Theater, as well as R&B, Rock, Jazz, Latin, and Blues Bands. He currently teaches, designs, and arranges for the percussion program at Glendale HS in Glendale, CA. He has been the percussion instructor at Glendale HS since 2004. Not only is Sergio a performer, arranger, and educator…. he is also a full-time audio engineer, mixing Radio and Television spots for Broadcast. Sergio lives in Los Angeles, CA.