Jared Thomas: Battery Designer



Jared Thomas is an active designer and percussion educator in the Dayton, OH area. He is currently the Percussion Director, Visual Caption Head, and Battery Arranger of the Lebanon High School marching band and indoor percussion ensemble from Lebanon, OH. 

Jared was a member of Rhythm X from 2004 - 2007. Jared also was a member of Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps from 2003 - 2004, and the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps from 2005 - 2006 as a snare drummer. Jared has been working with the Bluecoats Drumline since 2012. Jared also spent time overseas performing with Switzerland’s Top Secret Drum Corps from 2008 - 2010. Jared graduated from Appalachian State University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Technical Photography. 

Jared is a proud sponsor of Evans Drumheads, and Innovative Percussion. He currently lives in Dayton, OH with his wife Courtney, and their three dogs Carlsberg, James-Franco, and Princess. He is an active photographer of Weddings, Portraits, and the Marching Arts.