VIC FIRTH HYBRID RUDIMENT SERIES:
EGGBEATERS

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     Featuring Tom Aungst  
     Featuring Casey Brohard  



RECOMMENDED EXERCISE TO DEVELOP EGGBEATERS:

About Tom Aungst:

In the world of marching percussion, Tom Aungst needs no introduction. As the Percussion Caption Supervisor and arranger of the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps, Tom Aungst captured seven D.C.I. World Championship rings, five Fred Sanford High Percussion trophies, and nine runner-up titles. In 2006, Tom was inducted into the D.C.I. Hall of Fame.

In life outside drum corps, Tom is the Percussion Director for the Dartmouth Public School System in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. His job includes teaching percussion students at all levels of the program, from the beginning students in 4th grade, to the middle and high school percussionists. Under Tom's direction, Dartmouth High School has captured three W.G.I. Indoor Percussion championships (1998, 1999 & 2008) and has consistently placed in the top three.

Currently, Tom is a percussion consultant for the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps.

Check out Tom's Vic Firth Signature Sticks and Mallets!

Tom Aungst (STA)
A long‚ "reverse tear drop" tip and moderately long taper. Rebounds with ease and creates a bold sound.
L = 17" | Dia. = .697"
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Tom Aungst Indoor (STA2)
A reduced version of Tom Aungst's Signature model. Modified to create great sounds for indoor snare.
L = 16 5/8" | Dia. = .675"
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Tom Aungst Tenor Hybrid (STATH)
Blends the feel of a mallet with the sound of a stick. A step-down grip design‚ pronounced taper and perfect tip shape and size assists the player in getting around the drums easily while producing a great sound.
L = 15 3/4 " | Dia. = .700" at butt | .650" at shaft
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ABOUT CASEY BROHARD:
Casey marched in the Vanguard Cadets (2000), Blue Knights (2001) and Blue Devils (2002-2006). In 05-06, he was the BD drumline section leader and was the DCI I&E Snare Drum Solo Champion in 2005. In WGI, Casey marched in the Riverside Community College Indoor Percussion Ensemble (03-05) and 06-07 with the Sacramento Freelancers as an instructor and member.

Brohard is currently the Assistant Percussion Caption Head for the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps and is active as a performer, clinician, instructor and arranger.

 



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