Juan Rosaly teaches Salsa ensembles for the Latin Music Studies area at Texas State University. A native of Ponce, Puerto Rico, Rosaly brings over 20 years of musical performance experience in the United States Army band program, with 15 of them in Latin Music performance in various military and civilian organizations. He earned a B.A. in Music Education at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico (1995) and his M.M. in Latin Music Performance (salsa concentration) at Texas State University (2018).
Upon graduation from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Rosaly entered the United States Army Band program in May 1996. Upon enlisting, he began his career as a guitar and bass player with the Concert Band, Jazz combo, salsa band, and popular music ensembles, as well as holding several support and operational leadership positions of increasing responsibility. During his 20 years of military service, Rosaly served hardship tours in Bosnia, South Korea, and Iraq, as well as all around the continental United States. Rosaly maintains an active freelance schedule with various musical ensembles in the Austin and San Antonio area.