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Drum Major Thomas Hurley

Name:   Thomas Hurley

Email:   tom_hurley@hvrpolicepipesanddrums.org
County:   Dutchess
Occupation:   Town of Fishkill PD (Ret.)
Position In Band:   Drum Major

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When did you start drumming? 2000
How did you get your start in drumming? Very early rock and roll teenage band, drums always seemed so easy to master, until...
Who was/were your teacher(s)? Joe Carozza and members of the HVR
What make of drum did you play before moving onto Drum Major?  Premier HTS
Favorite Pipe tune? Going Home
Favorite Pipe band? NYPD and HVRP Pipes and Drums
What bands have you played with? HVRP Pipes and Drums
What is your most memorable moment during your drumming career? Playing on the Intrepid for the NY COPS Foundation
What would your wish be for the band in the next few years? To become the premier pipe band in the Valley.
What is the best tip that you can suggest to a new drummer? Take lessons, continue to learn, take criticism and practice till it hurts.