Louis Tierno has been a member of the Reading Buccaneers since 1985. For 12 years, he played soprano or mellophone. He was a member of the executive committee for 10 years, serving as assistant director and business manager. He has also been a marching technician. Previously, he was a performer and member of the board of directors of the Archer Epler Musketeers. He has also served as a marching technician with many high school marching bands. He was inducted into the Reading Buccaneers Hall of Fame in 2001.