David Manning is starting his third year at Reagan this fall. Originally from West Monroe, Louisiana, Mr. Manning attended Northeast Louisiana University where he double majored in percussion and saxophone music education. While in college, he worked and performed with the Marching Band Drumline, the Indoor Drumline, Percussion Ensemble, Steel Band, Jazz Band, and African Ensemble. Recently, Mr. Manning has been involved in the field of live audio engineering, including several touring engagements with famous artists. In addition to Mr. Manning's instruction of the Reagan drumline, he teaches private lessons within the Reagan Cluster and performs studio session work in Austin, TX.