High Brass Instructor

Thomas Vieira is currently the Director of Bands at Traverse City Central High School in Traverse City, Michigan, where he is responsible for the Trojan Marching Band, the CHS Pep Band, the Jazz Band, the Concert and Symphony Bands, the Wind Ensemble, and AP Music Theory, as well as directing the activities of the numerous percussion ensembles.

He received the Bachelor of Music degree from Michigan State University (Lansing) in 2017 and the Master of Music Education Degree from the American Band College (Oregon) in 2023.

He previously served as the Assistant Band Director at Whiteland Community High School in Whiteland, Indiana, where he co-taught the concert and jazz bands, the “Marching Warriors”, and AP Music Theory. Thomas toured as a trumpet player with the Glassmen and Carolina Crown, and has served on the instructional staff of the Madison Scouts since 2020. In addition to his work with the Trojan Bands, In his free time, Thomas enjoys snowboarding, golfing, cooking, and hanging out with his wife and two cats, Nigel and Charlie.