Alex Ramirez, born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, graduated from Homer Hanna High School in 2015 under the direction of Samuel Rodriguez. He was drumline captain for their WGI indoor drumline group, which was the only group from Texas to compete at finals in Dayton, Ohio and be ranked 7th in the world. He currently lives in San Marcos, TX and is a student at Texas State University pursuing a bachelor's degree in Music Education. He was a member of the Bobcat marching band from 2016-2018 and principal percussionist for the Texas State Wind Symphony. In the span of his college career, he has performed at TMEA conference in San Antonio and the 2019 CBDNA conference in Tempe, Arizona with distinguished groups such as the Texas State Chorale and the Texas State Wind Symphony.