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    Miguel is from Venezuela, where he studied to become a drummer and a music teacher. He started in music because of his father Waldemar Delima, who is a renowned and award-winning music producer, educator, and pioneer member of the System of Musical Orchestras of Venezuela — better known as “El Sistema.” 

     Miguel is a percussionist with more than 20 years of experience, and he has played with a variety of bands of different music genres — rock, latin, bossa nova, fusion, and jazz. Miguel shares his passion for music with school children, as he currently teaches the universal language of music at The Epiphany School of Global Studies in New Bern.

     Hobbies: Listening to music, playing instruments, watching movies, playing soccer, biking, drinking coffee, visiting the beach, and enjoying nature.

     Fun facts: Miguel has a fraternal twin brother who is also a musician. Miguel can juggle! 

     Favorite quote: “It was made clear to me that music is related to everything, especially nature and language, but in order to speak it naturally, I had to first make myself a part of it.” — Victor L. Wooten

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