Meet the Directors

Scott Thompson

Director of Bands

Anthony Abruscato

Assistant Director of Bands/Head Junior High Director

Anthony Abruscato received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Texas A&M University - Commerce in May 2014. A graduate of Torrance High School in Torrance, CA, Mr. Abruscato comes to Texas with experience in solo and ensemble playing, concert band, marching band, and drum & bugle corps experience. 

Mr. Abruscato is currently in his second year as Assistant Director at CPCISD. Prior to Como-Pickton, Mr. Abruscato was the Band Director at Boles ISD, and did his internship at Greenville ISD where he worked under Joel Weisberg, Director of Bands for Greenville High School. During his collegiate career, Mr. Abruscato studied euphonium and tuba under Dr. Jeff Baker. Mr. Abruscato participated primarily in the Texas A&M University - Commerce Pride Marching Band, the Symphonic Band, Tuba & Euphonium Ensemble, and Blue Cat Big Band.

In his spare time, Mr. Abruscato likes to spend time with friends, watch Netflix, play and watch all things geeky, and mess with home automation.

Mr. Abruscato's professional memberships include the Texas Music Educator Association (TMEA),  Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB), Texas Bandmasters Association (TBA), Internation Tuba & Euphonium Association (ITEA), International Trombone Association (ITA), and Kappa Kappa Psi National - Honorary Band Fraternity.

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