Tom Aungst Joins Percussion Staff

Tom Aungst will be joining the Pacific Crest percussion staff for the 2013 season. With more than 37 years in the drum corps activity, Tom is a recognized leader in design and instruction.

He spent 27 years with The Cadets, helping lead the corps to nine DCI World Championships. Recently he spent three years as Percussion Arranger and Caption Head for the Bluestars. Aungst is also a member of the DCI Hall of Fame.

“I am very excited to be working with Pacific Crest in 2013,” said Aungst. “For 2013 they have taken steps to continue to grow as a competitive drum corps. It should be a pretty exciting year!”

Aungst will work as a consultant to percussion staff, assisting them as they continue to develop the percussion program at Pacific Crest.

“We’ve been fortunate to have some of the best people in the activity work with our staff and members over the past four years,” said Executive Director Stuart Pompel. “We have so much talent on our staff already, and I look forward to having Tom on our team, as well.”

You can read more about Tom Aungst on his bio.