Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, John Angeles studied music and at Texas Christian University where he received his bachelor's degree in music education.

John's music studies have taken a focus on percussion, and he's currently performing in the off-Broadawy production of the high-engery dance and percussion musical STOMP. Previously, he was a member of the 2001 DCI champions The Cavaliers, where he marched snare.

Since college, John has performed with various bands, percussion groups and music ensembles, and has toured internationally as a performer and clinician.