Brian Shonnerd, is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in the country of Nicaragua, where he and Chris met during their service.
Brian is one of the most multi-talented musicians in Albuquerque, playing anything from drums to piano to lead guitar. Brian has played music professionally since he was 11 years old within genres such as original jazz, world, reggae, and folk music along with many bands throughout New Mexico.
Brian’s formal training and passion for recording music has contributed greatly to Reviva since he joined in early 2015. The band has welcomed his unique talents and songwriting experience as they continue to create new music.
Brian holds a degree in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of New Mexico, and is a music teacher at Amy Biehl High School in Albuquerque.
He is passionate about social justice, playing basketball, and sharing in collaborative musical experiences with his friends.