Michael Curyto has been around drum corps his entire life. Hailing from upstate NY, Michael began his early days as a Percussionist with the Spectrum Drum and Bugle Corps with Tyrell Carver as his Instructor. Later years, through his age out in 2005 took him to the Patriots of Rochester NY, the Glassmen of Toledo OH, and finally the Phantom Regiment of Rockford IL.
Michael Curyto has spent the past 6 years teaching several top level marching bands in the NY, PA and NJ areas with several finishing in the top ends of their competitive classes. After spending the 2006 season teaching with the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps, Michael is excited to have to opportunity to work with the Crusaders for the 2007 Production.
Michael Curyto currently resides in Pittsburgh PA where he is an active teacher and educator in the Marching Percussion field. He is a Vic Firth Educational Endorser.