Tom Capone was a member of two of Pennsylvania’s best-known senior corps in two different eras. His first association with Pittsburgh Rockets was as quartermaster from 1965 to ‘67. He then marched in the color guard for a year. From 1969 to 1973, he performed in the percussion section. He also taught the percussion section in 1973. From 1982 to ‘87, he drummed with the Steel City Ambassadors. He was percussion instructor from 1986 to 1989. The following year, he became staff co-coordinator.