Tom Rarick has served as the Bluecoats Front Ensemble Arranger since 2002, and currently writes for both the corps' battery and front ensemble sections. Prior to his involvement with the Bluecoats, he was a marching and staff member with the Cadets of Bergen County.
Tom is a percussionist with the United States Air Force Band, stationed at Bolling AFB Washington, DC; a position he has held since 1997. He received a Bachelor of Arts in percussion performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he studied under Dr. Gary Olmstead and Dr. Jack Stamp.
Currently an adjudicator for WGI and DCA, Tom also maintains a very active schedule as an arranger, clinician, and consultant for groups across the country. Some notable groups include: The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps, I-2 Indoor Percussion Ensemble, Carmel High School, Ronald Reagan High School, and Westminster High School. Tom is also proud endorser of Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets and Evans Drumheads.
Tom currently resides in Columbia, MD with his wife Tricia, and their dog Petey.
Not judging any competitions this year