Thomas Kurator - Front Ensemble Manager

Thomas Kurator is a percussion educator from the Southern California area and will be returning for his second year with Vessel.


His past marching experience includes the Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps (2013-2015) and the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps (2016). Additionally, he has performed with RCC Marching Tigers, and eventually RCC Indoor Percussion (2014-2017), where he served as the section leader for his last two seasons.

As an educator, Thomas currently works as the front ensemble caption head for Temecula Valley High School, where he has been since 2012. He also recently joined the percussion staff at Vista Murrieta High School, as well as the San Bernardino City USD Drumline program.