Mr. Torrento is a new addition to the Van Dyke family. Tom completed his student teaching alongside Dan Taylor and the LHS/Elementary Bands. He recently earned his Music Education Degree from Eastern Michigan University, where he graduated with high academic and departmental honors.
Prior to retuning to school Tom spent 10 years playing trumpet, singing and touring with PoorBoy Music, a seven piece horn driven rock band. As a semi-finalist on NBC’s season one of America’s Got Talent, Tom along with PBM has performed over 500 shows in 40 states and 3 countries. In his free time he loves spending time with his beautiful wife Jenna, and daughter Charlotte.
Tom accepted the Director of Instrumental and Vocal music at Lincoln Middle School in late August and is looking forward to his first official year teaching in the Van Dyke Public School District