Ronald Thurston

Member from: 
19xx
to Present
Instrument(s): 
Drum
Education: 
I graduated from Wentworth Institute of Boston, Building 1962
Employment: 
Into the Navy 1963 to electronics school CA. After my active duty I started teaching at the old Boys training center. I then went to Westbrook high school till 1995 teaching electrical/ electronics/computers. After that I went to Gray New Gloucester high and Vocational college teaching more electronics, math, computers and shop. I retired in 2000 and moved to Florida.
Avocation / General: 
I started playing and drum lesson's in the 5th grade with an old army guy, I played band, arch. and other groups in R high, High, and college. I also helped out some jr high drum sectionals in the area. I started back playing in the Westbrook city band in 1990 and then Chandlers Band in Maine. I also play down here in Florida from 2000 the Venice city concert band (80pieces), the Northport symphony, the Suncoast of Sarasota con. Band, a group of about 20 that do nursing home and vet centers. I have also done some circus bands and church groups for special occasions.