Bobby was living in the Bronx as a child when one afternoon he heard some commotion from outside. It turns out, the parks department was putting on a concert and the headline act was the Tito Puente Orchestra. As soon as Bobby saw Tito perform live right in front of his eyes, he knew that is what he wanted to do with his life!Browse More Artist Moments
In celebration of Vic Firth Company's 50th anniversary, we've spent an entire year celebrating Game-Changing Moments in drumming -- including yours! To everyone who shared a story with us this year, thank you! Drumming is a shared experience and we are all brothers and sisters! Your stories have inspired us to continue making the best sticks possible and to continue changing the game for drummers everywhere.
We received thousands of amazing stories this year. Although it was difficult to choose only one story, we're happy to announce that Joe Russomano is our grand prize winner in the Game-Changing Moments contest!Read Joe's Story
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The past fifty years has been quite a journey. Check out some of the game-changing moments in the history of Vic Firth company!Cool! What else?
YOUR story is a HUGE part of our history. There would be no Vic Firth without drummers like you! That's why we want to hear YOUR Game-Changing Moment!Awesome.
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