- B.A., St. Mary’s University
- Music Production
- Pep Band
- AI music platforms and the legal landscape in 2023
Mike Gómez is an adjunct professor of music production, and director of the Rattler Band at St. Mary’s University. He is a professional drummer, performing with top groups and artists in the San Antonio area, and also an active educator. His students have achieved TMEA All-State Band, Jazz Band, and Orchestra honors, and have performed in DCI groups including the Boston Crusaders, and the Santa Clara Vanguard. Gomez continuously aims to create meaningful experiences through the arts that contribute to people realizing their full potential.
Gómez grew up in Los Fresnos, Texas. His musical journey started in 6th grade band and continued to St. Mary’s University where he received his B.A. in Music in 2004. He spent the next 6 years teaching elementary and middle school music at St. Cecilia’s Catholic School in San Antonio. During this time Gómez onboarded with USAF JBSA Randolph Chapel Services. He was on staff from 2008 – 2021 and served as Music Director from 2013 – 2021.
As a drummer, Gómez has performed and recorded with notable artists including, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Foreigner, Dennis DeYoung of Styx, The Offspring, Guy King, The San Antonio Spurs Drumline, Doc Watkins & his Orchestra, Ian Moore, Lucas Jack, ZEUS. el mero necio, Lindsay Ell, Los Lonely Boys, 3 Doors Down, Buck Cherry, Doja Cat and Logic. He travels frequently performing nationally with his band, Lucas Jack.