Pete started his drum corps career with the CT Vagabonds Drum and Bugle Corps (Torrington, CT) from 1969 – 1971 playing baritone and soprano. In 1972-73 Pete played lead soprano for the Oxford Explorers and 1st soprano for the Skyliners from 1974-75. He played with various small drum corps in CT and MA from 1976-79. From 1980-88, Pete helped reorganize the CT Vagabonds and was the director from 1983-88. Pete came to the Hurricanes in 1989, after playing mellophone in the Skyliners in 1988. He has been with the corps ever since, taking on numerous roles including member, soloist, personnel manager, assistant director, and director. He is a member of the Hurricanes Hall of Fame.