Marina Gonzalez is from Clovis, California and started her musical career in the fifth grade playing the clarinet. Throughout her education she was a part of concert ensembles, symphony orchestra, and winter percussion. In 2017 she graduated from Clovis High school and decided to continue her musical career. Currently she is an instrumental music education major at Fresno State with the goal of being a high school music teacher and later a professor. At Fresno State she is involved in the wind orchestra and the clarinet studio.